On December 7, 2021, Alberta published the update of the inventory of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Currently, there are around 400 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 825 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In addition, on November 24, 2021, Alberta held a new round in the Alberta Express Entry Stream and issued 100 Notifications of Interest (NOI). The lowest score in this round was 350 points, 7 points more than it was in the previous draw. In 2021, AINP already invited 6,458 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry.
- Canada lifts the travel ban for South African countries
- New Permanent Atlantic Immigration Program will have a new requirement
- British Columbia will issue the final invitations in the week of December 20, 2021
- Atlantic Immigration Pilot became permanent
- Quebec increased fees for Ministry services
- Ottawa exempted Ethiopians from the 12-months bar for a pre-removal risk assessment