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CanadaVisa News Briefs for November, 2015

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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.

19th Express Entry Draw sees 1,502 Candidates Invited to Apply for Canadian Permanent Residence

The nineteenth draw for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry selection system has been performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on Ocotber 23, 2015. A total of 1,502 invitations to apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 489 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More

• Ontario Announces two new Business Immigration Streams

The Canadian province of Ontario has announced that two new business streams for Canadian immigration will be launched in the near future. The Entrepreneur stream and the Corporate stream will be part of theOpportunities Ontario Provincial Nominee Program(OOPNP), which allows the province to nominate individuals for immigration to Canada based on provincial and local labour market needs. >>Read More

• Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category for Canadian Immigration Reopens

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has announced that the reopening of its ‘International Skilled Worker – Express Entry’ sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). Up to 500 further applications will be accepted, and the category has reopened with immediate effect. >>Read More

• CIC Issues Instructions to Allow for Religious Accommodation During Canadian Citizenship Oath

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has updated instructions related to the taking of the Oath of Citizenship as a result of a recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal.

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• Manitoba Issues 456 Letters of Advice to Apply to the MPNP for Canadian Immigration

The Canadian province of Manitoba, located in central Canada, has conducted its ninth draw for the Skilled Worker category of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). A total of 100 Letters of Advice to Apply were issued to candidates through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba sub-category, while 356 Letters of Advice to Apply were issued through the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. >>Read More

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