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June 21, 2024

Dear future neighbour,

On June 20, Ontario held an Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) Express Entry draw. They issued 212 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) for the French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream.

Express Entry profiles created between June 20, 2023 and June 20, 2024 with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score between 305 and 409 were targeted in this draw. The candidates will receive 600 extra CRS points if they meet the OINP Express Entry French stream requirements.

See below summary of OINP Express Entry draws in 2024 for French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream

Date and time NOIs issued Number of NOIs issued CRS score range Profiles created in the IRCC Express Entry system Notes
June 20, 2024 212 305-409 June 20, 2023:
June 20, 2024
General Draw
January 18, 2024 984 317-469 January 18, 2023
January 18, 2024
General Draw

To qualify for the OINP French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream, you need a valid Express Entry profile under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) or the Canadian Experience Class.

You need a degree equal to or higher than a Canadian bachelor’s. You must have at least CLB 7 in French (TCF/TEF Canada) and at least CLB 6 in English (IELTS/CELPIP).

You must show sufficient settlement funds using:

– Bank statements or investment account balances.
– Annual earnings from a job in Ontario.
– A job offer from an Ontario employer.

Also, eligible profiles must prove their intention to live in Ontario by showing:

  • present or previous employment in the province
  • job interviews or job proposals
  • pursuing an education
  • volunteer work
  • leasing or possessing property
  • personal relationships, familial connections, and professional networks.

See below all OINP Express Entry Draws of 2024

OINP Express Entry Streams Invitations CRS score range
Human Capital Priorities stream 8,589 352-480
Skilled Trades Stream 5,135 350-424
French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream 1,196 305-469

Learning French is a top strategy for getting Canadian permanent residency now. Speaking French boosts your chances in the new Express Entry targeted draws.

Require assistance with securing a visitor visa for Canada, seeking professional aid in submitting a study visa or work permit application, crafting an Expression of Interest, setting up an express entry or provincial nomination profile, preparing your application post receiving an invitation to apply, or simply reviewing your self-prepared application? Schedule a consultation or reach out via email at info@eseumohimmigration.com

 

 

May 28, 2024

Dear future neighbour,

British Columbia continues to encourage entrepreneurs to establish businesses in various regional communities across the seven B.C. regions. As of May 27, 2024, the Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has become a permanent pathway for obtaining permanent residency.

The BC PNP’s Entrepreneur Immigration Regional stream is available to immigrants aiming to start a business in any of the province’s interior, coastal, or rural regions below:

  • Cariboo
  • Kootenays
  • Nechako
  • Vancouver Island/Coast
  • Thompson Okanagan
  • North Coast
  • North East

To Qualify As An Entrepreneur:

  • You must intend to establish a new business that aligns with the in-demand list of the referring community.
  • Additionally, you need to show business and/or managerial experience and have a personal net worth of at least CAD $300,000.
  • Beyond the net worth requirement, you must invest at least CAD $100,000 in the business and create one full-time job for a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must achieve at least level 4 in the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) language proficiency tests.
  • Finally, you must have legally entered Canada or be eligible to obtain legal status in Canada if accepted.

See below full list of participating communities and regions

Cariboo

  1. 100 Mile House
  2. Mackenzie
  3. Quesnel
  4. Williams Lake

Kootenay

  1. Castlegar & Central Kootenay (Areas I & J)
  2. Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
  3. Kimberley
  4. Nelson & Central Kootenay (Areas E & F)
  5. Rossland
  6. Trail

Nechako

  1. Bulkley-Nechako

North Coast

  1. Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (Areas B, C, and E)

Northeast

  1. Fort St. John

Thompson-Okanagan

  1. Clinton
  2. Penticton
  3. Salmon Arm
  4. Vernon

Vancouver Island/Coast

  1. Campbell River
  2. Comox
  3. Mount Waddington
  4. Powell River

Require assistance with applying for this program?  securing a visitor visa for Canada, seeking professional aid in submitting a study visa or work permit application, crafting an Expression of Interest, setting up an express entry or provincial nomination profile, preparing your application post receiving an invitation to apply, or simply reviewing your self-prepared application? Schedule a consultation or reach out via email at info@eseumohimmigration.com

 

 

March 26, 2024

Dear future neighbour,

In the latest Express Entry Draw announced on Monday, March 25, 2024, a total of 1,980 invitations to apply were sent in a general round of invitation.

Profiles with CRS score of 524 and above were considered in this round of invitation.

See below summary of Express Entry Draws in March

Description March 25, 2024 March 13, 2024 March 12, 2024
Draw type General or all program draws Targeted draw for 10 transport occupations General or all program draws
Invitations 1,980 975 2,850
CRS Cutoff 524 430 525
Tie-breaking rule February 25, 2024 July 31, 2023 March 12, 2024

See below Express Entry CRS Score distribution

CRS score range Number of candidates
601-1200 987
501-600 10,573
451-500 60,108
491-500 8,065
481-490 10,499
471-480 17,083
461-470 13,275
451-460 11,186
401-450 50,569
441-450 10,174
431-440 10,410
421-430 9,186
411-420 10,414
401-410 10,385
351-400 55,099
301-350 28,536
0-300 5,348
Total 211,220

Need help obtaining a visitor visa to visit Canada, or professional help putting in a study visa application, work permit application, Expression of Interest, creating an express entry or provincial nomination profile, preparing your application after receiving an invitation to apply or even just reviewing an application you prepared yourself? Book a consultation or send us an email on info@eseumohimmigration.com

 

March 20, 2024

Dear future neighbour,

On Tuesday, March 19, 2024, Ontario sent out 1,474 invitations to apply for permanent residency under the OINP Masters Graduate Stream and PHD Graduate Stream.

A total of 1,370 Expression of Interest profiles under the Masters Graduate Stream with score of 52 and above received invitations to apply in this round of invitation. Also, 104 EOI profiles under the PHD Graduate Stream with a score of 42 and above were considered in this round of invitation.

See below details of latest OINP Draw

OINP Stream Number of invitations issued Date profiles created Score range Notes
Masters Graduate stream 1,370 March 19, 2023 – Mar 19, 2024 52 and above General Draw
PhD Graduate stream 104 March 19, 2023 – Mar 19, 2024 42 and above General Draw

See below all OINP Draws of 2024

OINP Streams 2024 Invitations 2023 Invitations
Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream 3,128 4,032
Employer Job Offer: International Student stream 5,073 2,963
Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream 0 807
Masters Graduate stream 2,714 5,734
PhD Graduate stream 229 486

The latest OINP Draw was opened to Expression of Interest (EOI) profiles created within March 19, 2023 and March 19, 2024. Invited candidates have a duration of 14 days to submit an application supporting the details in their Expression of Interest profile.

Need help obtaining a visitor visa to visit Canada, or professional help putting in a study visa application, work permit application, Expression of Interest, creating an express entry or provincial nomination profile, preparing your application after receiving an invitation to apply or even just reviewing an application you prepared yourself? Book a consultation or send us an email on info@eseumohimmigration.com