First PNP draw for Ontario 2022: Canada aims to welcome 411,000 newcomers in 2022. This is the highest level ever targeted in Canadian history. Included in this total, Canada plans to target 241,500 economic newcomers, including:110,500 Federal Skilled Workers, Federal Skilled Trades, and Canadian Experience Class candidates 81,500 Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is part of Canada’sProvincial Nominee Program that allows potential immigrants who want to come to Canada to contribute to the economy of Ontario to apply to immigrate to Ontario. The program works in partnership with the Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Ontario Invited 1,084 Immigration Candidates to Apply For a Provincial Nomination on January 11.
When will Canadian Parents & Grandparents Sponsorships Open in 2022?: The IRCC has not yet released details of the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) 2022, but what we know so far is: According to the Immigration Level Plan 2021-2023, the Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) aims to welcome approximately 23,500 migrants under the PGP in 2022. Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the IRCC announced details of the new PGP hospitalization year in January. However, during the pandemic, IRCC provided updates in the fall of 2020 and 2021 and hosted the PGP lottery.
BC PNP Tech Draw News | 71 Candidates invited to apply: British Columbia has invited 12,000 candidates to apply for Permanent residency through British Columbia PNP Program. On December 14, 2021, British Columbia invited 71 candidates to apply for the BC Provincial Nomination. Hence, in this draw, the province sent the invitation to the candidates to apply under the below categories:
- Skills Immigration
- Express Entry BC
On December 14, British Columbia invited 71 immigration Candidates to apply for provincial nominations in the BC PNP British Columbia Tech Draw. Therefore, under the categories of Express Entry BC and skills immigration, the candidates are given invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw.
On December 10, 2021, Canada held an Express Entry draw for the new immigrants. 1032 new immigrants are invited to apply for permanent residence in Canada. The candidates will only receive an invitation to apply (ITA) if they are nominated under Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) program.
British Columbia PNP draw Invitation issued to 318 eligible candidates: So far British Columbia has issued around 11,000 invitations to the eligible candidates to apply for permanent residency in Canada. Reportedly, these invitations were made at the beginning of this year. British Columbia has issued around 318 invitations in two provincial categories held on December 7, 2021. And these invitations were sent in every two weeks of intervals. In the recent draw held on December 7, 2021, 318 candidates were sent invitations under two provincial Nominee Programs.
On 7 December, the province held a new British Columbia PNP draw in which 318 immigration candidates are invited. Also, only those candidates who are from Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration (SI) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) must have received invitations in this general draw.
Alberta held PNP Draw with the highest CRS cut-off since February: New Express Entry draw was held in Alberta on December 7, in which they invited the candidates under Express Entry to apply for the provincial nomination program (PNP). Alberta invited 100 Express Entry Candidates to apply for a state nomination on November 24th. Most of this year’s Alberta Immigration Nominee Program (AINP) draws were relatively small, given that we invited more than 200 candidates at a time. Another draw in January was as small as 100, with a minimum of 50. With an Alberta draw of 350, the scoring requirements were also relatively high. Only one other drawing of the year had a high cut-off score of 360 in January.
Canadians Coming back From South Africa: Canada has temporarily updated rules for Canadians coming back from South Africa without undergoing a COVID-19 test in a third country.
How to enter Canada if Convicted or Charged for DUI: If you have had a drunk driving or DUI before, you may have a problem entering Canada.
Canada has enacted strict drunk driving legislation. These were further strengthened in 2018 when cannabis was legalized. This doubled the maximum sentence for drunk driving from five to ten years in prison. As a result, drunk driving is now a serious crime under Canadian immigration law. In theory, serious crimes could be a reason for a permanent ban on entry into Canada. In fact, there are three ways to overcome drunk driving and enter Canada.
Manitoba PNP draw invited 438 candidates to apply for PR: In the year 2021, Manitoba has invited 10,437 candidates through their provincial nomination program. Manitoba has just recently announced a PNP draw on December 2, 2021. In this draw, an invitation of Provincial Nomination has been sent to 438 Candidates. Candidates who have received the nomination from Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP) can apply for Permanent residency in Canada. The province generally invites the applicants to apply for one of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which are:
- International Education Stream
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Worker Overseas
The Skilled worker streams are eligible to only the candidates who have already submitted the EOI (Expression of Interest) profile.
Overview of Canada’s PNP Immigration Results for November 2021: The Canadian Province Nominee Program (PNP) issued approximately 3,000 invitations in November to apply for a province nomination. Almost every Canadian province and territory has its own province nominee program (PNP), with the exception of Nunavut and Quebec, which operate their own immigration programs.