Thousands of people have come to Canada through the Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Programs in 2019 alone. These programs have facilitated the fast-tracking of applications for favorable candidates. A favorable candidate would be someone who possesses the necessary skills, experience, and education to fill a gap in the Canadian labor market. Canada established these programs to address the issue it faces with regards to a lack of skilled workers in the country. The Express Entry draw has access to all provinces where the PNP is province-specific. This could mean that if you obtain permanent residence in Canada through a PNP, you may be limited to living and working exclusively in that particular province. The Express Entry draw is known to take place on a bimonthly basis and the PNP draws multiple times a month.
Express Entry Results for October
October 2: The first Express Entry draw issued 3,200 ITA’s and the cut-off CRS score for this draw was 464.
October 16: The second Express Entry draw for October was specific to Federal Skilled Trades and issued 500 invitations to apply. The cut-off CRS score for this draw was 357.
Provincial Nominee Program Draws for October
October 1: British Columbia invited 402 candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP, with invitations issued across five categories.
October 2: Saskatchewan invited 610 candidates to apply for provincial nomination.
October 8: Saskatchewan invited a further 559 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. The candidates were made up of both Express Entry as well as Occupations-In-Demand candidates.
October 11: Manitoba invited 193 candidates to apply under the MPNP. Invitations were issued across Skilled Worker in Manitoba, International Education, and Skilled Worker Overseas streams.
October 15: British Columbia invited 277 Skills immigration candidates across five categories to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP.
October 17: Prince Edward Island invited 146 candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP.
October 17: Saskatchewan invited 986 Express Entry candidates from the Saskatchewan Express Entry stream.
October 22: British Columbia invited 62 Skills immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, with invitations issued across four categories.
October 24: Manitoba invited 157 candidates to apply to the MPNP with invitations issued across Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education, and the Skilled Workers Overseas streams.
October 24: Saskatchewan invited an additional 922 candidates through the Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand streams.
How We Can Help You to Land Your Spot With Express Entry
Express Entry is by far the most popular route of applying to move to Canada. Its popularity is rooted in the fact that it can get you to Canada in as little as 6 months! The entire application process can seem daunting and confusing, but with the help of our registered RCIC’s at MDC, everything will be taken care of for you. In this way, you can focus on making your Canadian dream a reality. Start the journey to Canada today!