Express Entry BC PNP Draw

British Columbia invited 270 immigration candidates in its Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry B.C (EEBC) streams to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held June 18, 2019.

Canada temporary resident visa applicants in India

The Government of Canada has launched a new information campaign to help temporary resident visa applicants in India to navigate the application process. 

A beach on Vancouver Island

British Columbia invited 57 Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a new Tech Pilot draw held June 11.  

Express Entry BC PNP Draw

British Columbia’s Provincial Nomination Program issued 274 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held on June 4, 2019.

IRCC online applications for temporary residence renewals

Foreign nationals present in Canada on temporary resident status who wish to extend their status must apply by electronic means only, unless otherwise specified, under a new update issued June 4. 

IRCC updates sex or gender identifier options

Updates have been made to the instructions on establishing an applicant’s sex or gender identifier in a number of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada application systems.

Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, B.C.

British Columbia invited 63 Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a new Tech Pilot draw held May 28.  

Express Entry BC

A new draw by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program held May 21 issued 234 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence to immigration candidates in five Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. categories.

Canada flag with mountain view on the background.

The Canadian government has issued new invitations to apply for permanent residence to 500 Express Entry candidates in a draw held May 15.

The harbour at Victoria, B.C.

British Columbia invited 77 Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through its Tech Pilot in a draw held May 14.

saskatchewan entrepreneur draw march 7

An update to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot will now allow intermediate-skilled spouses of principal applicants accepted under the program to apply for an open work permit.

A new draw by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program held May 7 issued 187 invitations to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence to immigration candidates in five Skills Immigration and Express Entry B.C. categories.

saskatchewan entrepreneur draw march 7

In a May 2 round of invitations, the province of Saskatchewan issued 43 new invitations to apply to candidates in the SINP Entrepreneur Expression of Interest pool. 

A group of Indian citizens sitting at a university campus.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a processing time standard of 20 calendar days for Student Direct Stream study permit applications submitted electronically by legal residents of China, India, Vietnam and Philippines.