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CanadaVisa News Briefs for January, 2016

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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.

• 1,503 Candidates for Canadian Immigration Invited to Apply in 23rd Express Entry Draw

The 23rd draw for Canadian immigration through the Express Entry selection system has been performed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on December 18, 2015. >>Read More

• Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reaches Application Intake Threshold

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) ‘International Skilled Worker – Express Entry’ sub-category for Canadian immigration has reached its allocation cap within two days of reopening. This is the third time in a few weeks that this sub-category of the SINP has capped out in such a short period of time. >>Read More

• The Quebec Skilled Worker Program online application system, Mon projet Québec, will be accessible as of January 5th, 2016

On December 18th, 2015 the Ministre de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion announced that as of January 5th, 2016 candidates wishing to submit an application for a Certificat de sélection du Québec (Quebec selection certificate) under the regular Skilled Worker Program must use the online secure space Mon projet Québec. >>Read More

• Nova Scotia Introduces E-processing for Most Immigration Applications and Temporarily Halts New Applications for Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry stream

December 17th, 2015 the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration announced that most prospective immigrants to Nova Scotia are able to apply for immigration through a new online system. Paper-based applications will still be accepted until the end of June 2016. >>Read More

• Saskatchewan Opens all Canadian Immigration Categories of SINP for new Applications

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has reopened each of its categories within the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). >>Read More

• Saskatchewan International Skilled Workers – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category Caps out Within Hours of Reopening

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has updated its application intake thresholds for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program(SINP) for the second time in one morning. The latest modification reflects the fact that the International Skilled Workers – Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the SINP has reached its cap/limit of 500 new applications. >>Read More

• Quebec Makes Important Updates to Selection Process for Skilled Worker Immigration

The Canadian province of Quebec has today made significant changes concerning the selection process for its Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). >>Read More

• Manitoba Business Investor Stream for Immigration to Canada Proves Popular for Chinese Candidates

The Canadian province of Manitoba has provided some details regarding expressions of interest and applications made under its Business Investor Stream, a category of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The program was first launched in February, 2015. >>Read More

• Saskatchewan’s Express Entry Sub-Category Reaches Intake Cap Two Days After Reopening

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has updated its application intake thresholds for the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) to reflect the fact that the SINP International Skilled Workers – Express Entry sub-category has reached its cap/limit of 500 new applications. >>Read More

• First Express Entry Draw of 2016 Sees 1,463 Candidates Invited to Apply for Immigration to Canada

The first Express Entry draw of the new year, and the 24th since the Canadian immigration selection system came was launched last year, took place on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. A total of 1,463 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for Canadian permanent residence were issued to candidates with 461 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. >>Read More

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12 thoughts on “CanadaVisa News Briefs for January, 2016

  1. Harsh

    Can I apply paper based application for SINP??

  2. Adeel khalid

    Hi,
    It is requested to Canadian Government to please reduce spouse immigration processing time. It is worst spouse immigration system in the world.

    Regards

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