Ontario, PEI, British Columbia and Saskatchewan sets new invitation records

Four Provinces sets new invitation records

October has become the month that has invited most applications this year through the Provincial Nominee Program of provinces like Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Ontario and British Columbia.

In Provincial Nominee Programs(PNP)s each province will have their own immigration streams and some of them are linked to the express entry system while the others are not. Being selected for a provincial nomination program is also an added advantage for the client as he/she get extra 600 bonus points credit in the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System after being selected in the provincial nomination. Further, immigration to provinces like Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island doesn’t require a Job offer from the candidates.

The draw of 18th October 2018 by Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program invited 270 invitations, in this draw PEI also invited Express Entry Labour Impact categories. Another Draw of held on 10th October 2018 for Saskatchewan invited 494 applications in the occupation in demand in this category the candidates are not required to have a job offer for selection. Also Parallel to this Draw was International Skilled Workers Express Entry Sub-category in which 359 applications were issued invites.

But, the largest Draw this year for Ontario was on October 19th, 2018 the province of Ontario invited applications through the Express Entry aligned Skilled Trades Stream in which 439 invitations were issued invites. By far most number of applications were issued invites in this draw itself. With this draw the total number of applications invited in this stream has reached 1445. Also, on 17th October, 2018, British Columbia also held its largest draws with 472 applications being issued invites.

This increase in the number of provincial nomination program(PNP) highlights the need for inviting new permanent residents invited in Canada as per the Canada Immigration Plan 2018 – 2020.


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