On September 16, 2021, Prince Edward Island conducted a new invitation round in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). In the ninth round of the year, the province issued 129 invitations to apply to skilled workers in the Labour Impact and Express Entry streams. PEI also invited 14 candidates to the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs stream. The lowest score for business candidates was 72 points, the same as it was in the August draw. In total, Prince
On September 2, 2021, the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) conducted the second invitation round in the Entrepreneur Program in 2021. In this round, SINP invited 41 candidates. The highest Expression of Interest (EOI) score for this round was 125 points. The average score was 115 points. The lowest score was 110, and those applicants were invited to apply only if they scored CLB level of 4 or higher in English or French. The next invitation round has been schedul
On July 2, 2021, the Government of Ontario introduced amendments and an application guide for the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Entrepreneur Stream. The OINP has implemented regulatory amendments to Ontario Regulation 422/17 and Ontario Regulation 421/17. The new changes will help accelerate the arrival of Entrepreneur Stream applicants in Ontario to begin their businesses and reduce the application monitoring frequency to decrease the burden on applicants as they
On June 15, 2021, British Columbia issued 13 invitations to apply for the candidates under Business Immigration streams. In the Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot, BC invited less than five candidates and the lowest score was 139. In the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream, BCPNP issued 9 invitations and the lowest score was 126. Both streams aimed to attract foreign entrepreneurs into British Columbia via the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) pr
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released the new figures about immigration to Canada. In the first half of the year, the country admitted 103,420 immigrants. According to the 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan, Canada was supposed to admit about 170,500 by June 30. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic ruined those plans. Almost 63.7% of all immigrants were admitted through economic immigration programs. Among them, about 21,8% were nomin
On January 16, 2020, Prince Edward Island conducted the first invitation round in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) in 2020. In round #24, PEI PNP invited 110 skilled workers via the economic streams, including Express Entry candidates and 13 candidates in the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs stream to apply for a provincial nomination. The lowest score for the business-candidates was 125 points, fifteen points less compared to the previous round
On September 20, 2019, Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) issued 15 Invitations to Apply to the eligible candidates under the Entrepreneur Stream. The minimum score of this round was 127. This is 15 points higher than in the previous round, which was held on April 5, when OINP invited 22 entrepreneurs. The OINP noted that those whose Expressions of Interest were scored by September 12, 2019, were eligible for this draw. In total, Ontario invited 50 candidates under th
The deadline for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) is on August 31, 2019. Last year, the Quebec Immigration Ministry revised QIIP. Quebec accepts 1,900 new applications this year. Quebec has limited the maximum number of applications for candidates from China and Macau to 1,235. To be eligible for QIIP, a candidate must have net worth $2 million, to invest $1.2 million in the venture in Quebec and possess two years of experience in operating the business.