On January 4, 2022, Alberta published the update of the inventory of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Currently, there are around 600 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 875 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In addition, on December 14, 2021, Alberta held a new round in the Alberta Express Entry Stream and issued 150 Notifications of Interest (NOI). The lowest score in this round was 351 points, 1 point more than it was in the previous draw. In 2021, AINP already invited 6,608 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry.
- Ottawa introduced new information regarding the transition of the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
- Canada updated instructions for the open work permits
- OINP invited 502 candidates under the Human Capital Priorities Stream
- Saskatchewan invited 104 candidates through the SINP
- The number of anglophone immigrants increases in Quebec
- Employers in Quebec can recruit more temporary foreign workers