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Ontario Announces Details Of Human Capital Priorities Stream, Aligned With Express Entry

the CanadaVisa Team - 13 July, 2015


The province of Ontario has announced details of a new Canadian immigration stream called "Opportunities Ontario: Human Capital Priorities Stream" , aligned the federal Express Entry immigration selection system.

Ontario is Canada’s most populated province and home to the national capital city, Ottawa, as well as Canada’s largest city, Toronto

This stream enables the Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program (OOPNP) to nominate individuals who have qualified for the Express Entry pool and who have the required education, skilled work experience, language ability, and other characteristics to help them successfully establish and integrate into Ontario’s labour market and communities.

How it works

When candidates register for Express Entry, they must indicate their interest in immigrating to either Ontario or “All Provinces and Territories.” Theymust also be eligible to enter the pool through either the Federal Skilled Worker Program or the Canadian Experience Class.

OOPNP searches the Express Entry pool and identifies potential candidates who:

Candidates identified by the OOPNP will receive a PT Notification of Interest from Ontario through their MyCIC account. This notification will invite them to apply to OOPNP for nomination under the Human Capital Priorities Stream. From this point, selected candidates have 45 days to apply to OOPNP under the Human Capital Priorities Stream.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Ontario Human Capital Priorities Stream, you must meet the following provincial criteria:

Learn more about the province of Ontario.

To find out if you are eligible for the OOPNP Human Capital Priorities Stream or more than 60 other Canadian immigration programs, please fill out a free assessment.

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