CanadaVisa News Briefs For April, 2015

CIC News
Published: April 1, 2015

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place since the beginning of this month.

• Groundbreaking Express Entry draw

For the first time since its introduction on January 1st, 2015, Canada’s Express Entry application management system has resulted in invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence being issued to candidates with less than 600 CRS points. >>Read More 

Nova Scotia Welcoming More Immigrants Than At Any Time In Last 10 Years

The government of Nova Scotia has stated that 2,661 immigrants settled in the province last year, more than at any point over the past decade. >>Read More 

Sixth Express Entry Draw

On March 27, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced a record breaking Express Entry draw. For the second week in a row, Canada’s Express Entry application management system resulted in a record high for number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence being issued in a draw. >>Read More

British Columbia Announces Changes To Provincial Nominee Program

Effective immediately, the government of B.C. is implementing a 90-day pause on new applications to most categories of the BCPNP. New applications will be accepted in July 2015 with an improved application process and updated program criteria. >>Read More

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