Express Entry Round #7 Throws a Curve Ball

On April 10th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 7th draw under Express Entry and handed out 925 Invitations to Apply. For the third time in a row, Express Entry continued to select those without a job offer or a provincial nomination. The minimum score for selection in round 7 however increased for the first time […]

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Why are South Africans Choosing to Immigrate to Canada?

Canada Abroad Canadian Immigration Consulting conducted a survey of fifty-five South Africans who were thinking about emigrating from South Africa. They were asked why they would like to emigrate and which country they would like to immigrate to. The respondents were given a list of choices of why they would like to emigrate. They could […]

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How Can You Immigrate to Canada?

Many individuals think that it is impossible to immigrate to Canada or that it is too expensive or time consuming. The truth is it is cheaper to immigrate to Canada than other countries such as Australia, and with the new Express Entry system applications can be fully completed in as little as eight months. In order […]

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Express Entry Continues to Invite Those Without Job Offers

On March 27th, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada did their 6th draw under Express Entry. It was the biggest draw to date, with 1637 invitations given. While that was a key difference in this round, the most important difference was the score used for selection. For the second time in a seven day period, Express Entry […]

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What is Canada Looking for in an Immigrant?

With the launch of Express entry on January 1st this year a lot of people were under the impression that anyone could submit an application under the new system in order to be considered for Canadian Permanent Residency.

Unfortunately that is not the case. […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Caps

Below is the most recent update on the number of Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Applications that have been accepted for far for the 2014/2015 program: 0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services = 3 0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. = 0 0111 Financial managers = 19 0112 […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program Re-Opening

Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program Re-opening April 24, 2014 The popular Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program will be re-opening as of May 1st, 2014. They will now be accepting applications under 50 different occupation codes, with a maximum of 25,000 applications being accepted, up from last years 5,000. There will now be a larger cap of […]

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