CanadaVisa News Briefs for Mid-October, 2017

CIC News
Published: October 18, 2017

The following is a summary of Canadian immigration and citizenship news events 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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Follow on social to get the latest stories as they unfold.

October 18 Express Entry Draw Sees a Decrease in Minimum CRS Requirement

October 18, 2017

In the latest Express Entry draw, which took place on October 18, 2017, a total of 2,757 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 436 were issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA). >>Read more

Ontario Reopens Streams for International Masters and PhD Graduates

Friends, University of Toronto, OINP, Masters, PhdOctober 12, 2017

Two Canadian immigration streams through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), the International Masters Graduate Stream and International Students – PhD Graduate Stream, opened for eligible international graduates the morning of October 12. >>Read more

Express Entry Category in Nova Scotia Reaches Intake Limit

Nova Scotia, Immigration, Express EntryOctober 11, 2017

Category B of the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry immigration stream — which reopened the morning of October 11 for up to 300 new applications — has reached its intake limit for this application intake period. >>Read more

New Brunswick's Medicare is Now Available to International Students

UNB, university, New BrunswickOctober 10, 2017

The province of New Brunswick has announced that publicly-funded health care is now available for international students who are completing full-time studies in the province. >>Read more

British Columbia Continues to Invite Candidates at Low Thresholds

October 5, 2017

The trend of low points thresholds in immigration draws conducted by the government of British Columbia remains consistent, as more workers, international graduates, and entrepreneurs received an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) following the latest draws that took place on September 27 and October 4. >>Read more

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