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Prince Edwards Islands invited 113 Express Entry candidates

In the latest EOI draw held on 20 June, Prince Edwards Islands invited 113 Express entry candidates. These candidates were invited in the Express Entry, Labour Impact, and Business Impact categories. Out of 113 candidates, there were seven candidates invited in the Business impact: Work permit category.

The express entry stream of PEI is linked to the Federal Express Entry Stream. Also, to be considered for the PEI nomination, the applicant should be registered in the Expression of Interest (EOI). The candidates in EOI are scored out of 100 based on factors such as education, work experience, and language test.

PEI is one of the most active streams of Canada. In 2018, the PEI alone helped with the population growth of 1.8 % and was tied with Ontario for the highest population growth in the country. Those applicants who are shortlisted for PEI PNP they will be given 600 extra points in the federal express entry.

Saskatchewan invited 479 candidates through Express Entry and Occupation in-demand.

On 20 June, the Province of Saskatchewan invited 479 applicants in five targeted occupations. The candidates were invited through the express entry stream and Occupation in demand subcategories.

The five targeted occupations in the latest draw include –

  • Accounting technicians
  • Architectural Technologists and Technicians
  • Bakers
  • Paramedical occupations
  • Medical laboratory technologists

Out of the 479 candidates invited, there were 268 candidates invited through Federal express entry linked stream and 211 candidates invited through Occupation in-demand subcategory. Only, those candidates who had filed the Expression of Interest (EOI) they were considered for the latest Saskatchewan province draw. The lowest score of selection in the Express entry and occupation in-demand was 68 points.

With this latest Draw, the total number of invites issued by Saskatchewan province are 1166 in express entry and 1407 in Occupation in demand.

The PNPs differ from the Quebec Immigration

The latest in the immigration world is the for provincial nomination programs. There has been a stark contrast between PNP nominations from other Canadian provinces and Quebec province. The total target of PNP nominations by the end of 2019 is set at 61,000 and 67,800 in 2020 and reaching 71,300 for 2021. However, in the ki5dst of these targets, the province of Quebec is lagging with a lot of pending applications.

The Skilled Workers Program for Quebec was dismissed under the new legislation. It is concerning the province decision of reducing immigration to 20 percent.

To understand the Canada PNP’s better let us look at the table below which highlights major provinces –

Provinces Targets PNP allocations so far(2019)
Ontario 6900

Human Capital Priorities stream – 2565
Skilled Trades Stream – 732
French Speaking Skilled Workers Stream - 549

British Columbia 6500 596 nominations (tentative)
Alberta 6000 3554 nominations in 15 Draws
Saskatchewan 5000 (tentative) Express Entry – 898
Occupation in demand – 1196
Manitoba 5000 (tentative) 1952 Nominations,
1932 issued through Skilled workers

Canada will launch the Caregiver Immigration Pilot Stream

The Canada government has introduced two new streams for Caregiver’s Immigration Pilot and will be accepting applications under it from June 18, 2019. The new ‘Home Child Care Provider Program Pilot’ will replace the caring for children and caring for people with high medical needs program. It is a suitable pathway for permanent residency after gaining substantial experience of two years.

Further, there will also be an interim pathway opened for the caregivers for three months from July 8, 2019. This pathway will include new caregivers who will have work experience in Canada since November 30, 2014. The work experience should match the description and list of duties under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) group 4411 or 4412.

What are the critical changes in Caring for children and Caring for people with high medical needs program?

Some of the modulations which are brought forward through the new program are –

  • Work permits made Occupation specific rather than employer specific. It gives freedom to change the employers
  • The caregiver’s immediate family get open work permit and study permit
  • Employers will not require Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) for hiring a caregiver

What are the eligibility requirements for the Home Child Care Provider Program pilot?

Only those candidates are shortlisted under Home Care Child Provider, and Home Support Worker pilot who has the job offer from the Canadian employer and they meet the following eligibility criteria –

  • The candidate should have a minimum language score of CLB 5
  • At least one year of Canadian Post-secondary education or a foreign education of the same accord
  • Work experience in National Occupational Classification (NOC 4411) excluding the foster parents will be eligible for Home Child Care provider list.
  • Work experience in National Occupational Classification (NOC 4412) excluding the housekeepers) are available under Home Support Worker Pilot.

What is the processing time for Home Child Care Provider Program pilot?

The processing time will depend on migration being through Work Permit or Permanent residency. In case of Work permit, the processing time is 12 months, and its six months for Permanent residency.

Why Signature Visas?

Signature Visas is known for transparent processing of the application and help you meet the eligibility requirements as per the program you have selected. We provide job assistance and IELTS guidance to enhance your chances of relocation. For assistance you can also call us at +91-9911659888.

By: Manish Adhikari
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