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As Provincial Nominations Slow, British Columbia Holds its Latest Draw

On November 28th, British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program held both a general and targeted draw. There were 253 invitations to apply (ITAs) issued for general candidates, and at least 75 ITAs for targeted professions. With the exception of Quebec and Nunavut, all provinces have their own Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), which are economic immigration pathways...

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The British Columbia PNP Has Changed the Allocation of Points for Applicants

On November 16, the Canadian province of British Columbia changed its points system to revise point allocations for applicants. As a result, the points system (which is used to determine applicants’ eligibility for permanent residence under Express Entry-managed programs) has changed in the following ways: National Occupation Class (NOC) skill levels have been removed. The...

National Occupational Classification

The Impact of Changes to the National Occupational Classification (NOC) on Express Entry Applicants

A recent change to the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system will impact how your work experience will be listed in your Express Entry profile, as well as the eligibility for some permanent residence applications (PR). The latest changes to the eligibility criteria can definitely make the application process for Canadian immigration confusing and stressful. NOC...