A Canadian flag fluttering against a clear blue sky.

The Government of Canada has issued 3,750 new invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence in an Express Entry draw held on June 25. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score was 442. 

A provincial flag of Prince Edward Island in Canada.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program issued 592 new Letters of Advice to Apply for a provincial nomination in a draw that took place on June 21. 

A provincial flag of Prince Edward Island in Canada.

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program issued 135 new invitations to apply in its latest Expression of Interest draw that took place on June 21. 

A view of Emerald lake in the Rockies, British Columbia.

The Government of British Columbia issued 177 new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to skilled workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs looking to immigrate to the province in a draw that took place on June 13.

The flag of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada

Saskatchewan's International Skilled Worker's Express Entry sub-category reopened for 400 new applications on June 13. The intake period was filled within hours and closed on the same day. 

A Canadian flag at the rockies in Canada.

Canada's latest Express Entry draw has set a new record draw size for 2018 invitations to apply with 3,750 new invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence issued at a minimum comprehensive ranking score of 451. 

A group of Indian citizens sitting at a university campus.

The Government of Canada announced a new Student Direct Stream for faster processing of Canada study permit applications for applicants from China, India, Vietnam and Philippines.

A view of parliament building in British Columbia, Canada.

The Government of British Columbia issued 26 new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination under its tech-focused pilot program in a draw that took place on June 6. 

Romanian citizens with non-electronic passports now require Canadian visa

Starting today, June 5, only Romanian citizens who hold electronic passports are exempt from requiring a visa to travel or transit through Canada.

Doctor holding a clipboard at a clinic.

New rules governing the medical inadmissibility of immigration candidates are now in effect.

A view of Manitoba's Legislative Building in the summer.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has issued 502 Letters of Advice to Apply for a provincial nomination in a new draw that took place on May 31.

British Columbia flag

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program issued new invitations to 175 candidates in its Skills Immigration and Express Entry categories on May 30.

Canadian flags fluttering in front of parliament building

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada invited 700 candidates from the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a program-specific draw, which took place on May 30.

The Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

The visa requirement for United Arab Emirate citizens travelling to Canada for short stays will end on June 5, the Government of Canada has announced.