Ontario invited 1,084 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on January 11.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued invitations to candidates who had profiles in its Expression of Interest (EOI) system. These candidates may be eligible for one of three streams under the Employer Job Offer category: Foreign Worker, International Student and In-Demand Skills.
Here are the invitation numbers by Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) stream:
Candidates invited under the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream had work experience in the National Occupational Codes (NOC) below:
Health and agricultural occupations:
Manufacturing (outside the GTA only):
Each year, the federal government allows the provinces provinces and territories that run the PNP to issue a certain number of nominations.
In 2021, Ontario was allowed to nominate 8,350 immigrants. The province got an additional 250 nominations for temporary foreign workers in intermediate skilled occupations, NOC Skill Level C.
By November 10, Ontario had issued 8,600 nominations. The province’s immigration minister, Monte McNaughton, told CIC News in an October interview that the province is asking the federal government to double their allocation in 2022. The province will receive its allocation number from Immigration Canada later this year.
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