CanadaVisa News Briefs for October, 2015

CIC News
Published: October 6, 2015

The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that have taken place over the past couple of weeks.

Our Canadian immigration news briefs bring you the latest news as it happens. When published, these articles are posted across our social media channels, including FacebookTwitterGoogle+ and LinkedIn.

New Record Low CRS Requirement in Seventeenth Express Entry Draw for Canadian Immigration

A new landmark has been reached in the short history of the Express Entry immigration selection system, with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) issuing Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores as low as 450. >>Read More

Popular Canadian Immigration Stream in Saskatchewan Reaches Allocation Cap Within a Week

The International Skilled Workers - Occupations In-Demand stream for Canadian immigration to Saskatchewan has reached its application intake threshold for the most recent application cycle, which opened last week. >>Read More

Nova Scotia Launches New Business Streams for Canadian Immigration

Nova Scotia today announced that two new business streams will become part of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). The Canadian province aims to attract international entrepreneurs and to retain international graduates of provincial universities and colleges. >>Read More

• CIC Makes 18th Express Entry Draw for Canadian Immigration

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued 1,530 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) in the eighteenth draw from the Express Entry pool, which took place today, October 2. Candidates in the pool with 450 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points are being invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence, with processing times of six months or less. >>Read More

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