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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) June 11, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistJune 11, 2019
Permanent Residency

BCPNP June 11, 2019 Tech Pilot Draw The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 57 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 57 invitations were issued across 4 streams in the BCPNP. Name of Stream: Minimum Score Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 EEBC Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 Total Number of […]

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New Zealand Citizens Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas

By Ella BergquistJune 11, 2019
Investor Visa

E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas are open to citizens of countries with which the United States has a treaty of commerce and navigation or similar agreement. On June 10, 2019, New Zealand was added to the list of countries allowed to apply for these Investor Visas to the United States. New Zealand Added to E-1 […]

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Canada’s LGBTQ2 Refugee Sponsorship Program Expanding

By Ella BergquistDecember 9, 2019
Family ImmigrationSpouse/Partner

There are still many countries that do not support the LGBTQ2 community which can make it difficult for those to live their life in their own country. Canada has a history of providing a safe haven for those who are vulnerable. Canada has opened its arms to the LGBTQ2 community by providing a type of […]

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) June 7, 2019 Draw #67

By Ella BergquistJune 7, 2019
Permanent Residency

June 7, 2019 MPNP Draw #67 SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBA Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 121 Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 542 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAM Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 28 SKILLED WORKERS OVERSEAS Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 60 who were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic […]

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Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program (SINP) June 6, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistJune 6, 2019
Permanent Residency

SINP June 6, 2019 Draw Date of Invitations to Apply: June 6, 2019 Category: Occupations In-Demand Score of Lowest Rank Candidate to Apply: 75 Total Candidates Invited to Apply: 342   Date of Invitations to Apply: June 6, 2019 Category: Express Entry Score of Lowest Rank Candidate to Apply: 75 Total Candidates Invited to Apply: 84 Previous Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program Draws […]

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Canada Unites Behind Raptors Championship Win

By MorganJuly 29, 2019
Settle in Canada

On June 13, 2019, the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110, taking home the Raptors’ first NBA win! This past basketball season has seen the Toronto Raptors rise to international renown with their stellar performance in the NBA finals. The wins of Toronto’s basketball team, the Raptors, have captured the nation. Although hockey is the […]

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) June 4, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistJune 4, 2019
Permanent Residency

BCPNP June 4, 2019 Draw The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 274 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 274 invitations were issued across 5 streams in the BCPNP. Name of Stream: Minimum Score Skilled Worker: 95 International Graduate: 100 Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 75 EEBC Skilled Worker: 105 International Graduate: 104 Total […]

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Collision Conference 2020

By MorganJune 4, 2019
Visitor VisasTourist

 What is Collision? Collision is a tech conference held in Toronto, Canada. It is the fastest- growing tech conference in North America and is now entering its fifth year. 25,000 attendees participated in the 2019 Collision conference held from May 20-23. This 2019 Collision was the first time that the conference had been held in […]

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Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) June 3, 2019

By Ella BergquistJune 3, 2019
Permanent Residency

NSNP June 3, 2019 NSNP Draw Letters of Interest (LOI) have been issued to candidates in the Express Entry pool who have work experience in NOC 4214, Early childhood educators and assistants (ECEs), and submitted an expression of interest to the Express Entry pool on or after Aug. 8, 2018.  Candidates invited to apply must […]

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US Visa Application Requires Social Media Accounts

By Ella BergquistJune 3, 2019
Policy

Foreign nationals who want to come to the US for visiting, work, or study have a new requirement for the US visa application process. When applying for the nonimmigrant visa application online there is a new section on the DS-160 Form. On Friday, May 31, 2019, access to all of the applicant’s social media accounts […]

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Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP): May 31, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistDecember 13, 2019
Permanent Residency

May 31, 2019 OINP Draw Express Entry-aligned Human Capital Priorities Stream Date/time NOIs issued   Number of NOIs issued CRS Score Range May 31, 2019 2:00 p.m. EST 1072  439 – 469   Previous OINP Draws 2019 Once Ontario finds candidates they want, the individual will receive a Notification of Interest (NOI). After one has received an NOI, they […]

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Express Entry Draw May 29, 2019 #118 – Latest CRS Score

By Ella BergquistNovember 19, 2019
Permanent ResidencyExpress Entry

The latest round of invitation for Express Entry Draw took place on May 29, 2019 which was the 118th Express Entry Draw.  Canada offered 3,350 invitations to those with a CRS cut off score of 470. This is an unusually high CRS score for Express Entry draws. This was the #118 Express Entry Draw and the third […]

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British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) May 28, 2019 Draw

By Ella BergquistMay 28, 2019
Permanent Residency

BCPNP May 28, 2019 Tech Pilot Draw The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 63 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 63 invitations were issued across 4 streams in the BCPNP. Name of Stream: Minimum Score Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 EEBC Skilled Worker: 90 International Graduate: 90 Total Number of […]

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Taxes in Canada: Top Questions

By CaseyMay 28, 2019
Settle in Canada

Many of the benefits Canada is able to enjoy are funded through the people’s taxes. Canada’s tax system pays for roads, schools, health care, social security, public safety and immigration services for newcomers etc. Filing your first tax return is an important step in your newcomer’s life in Canada. There is a lot of information for people and […]

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US Visa Refusal Letter and What to Do

By MorganMay 28, 2019
InadmissibilityVisitor VisaRefusal

Unfortunately, not all applications for immigration to the US are accepted by USCIS. This means that will be cases where the applicant receives a refusal letter. This letter denies the applicant’s application to enter the US. While disheartening, a US refusal letter does not mean that you need to give up on your dream to […]

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