On September 14, 2021, Alberta published the update of the inventory of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). Currently, there are around 950 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 250 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In addition, on September 7, 2021, Alberta held a new round in the Alberta Express Entry Stream and issued 500 Notifications of Interest (NOI). The lowest score in this round was 300 points, 1 point fewer than in the previous draw. In 2021, AINP already invited 4,507 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry.
- IRCC introduced new instructions for foreign workers with expiring PGWPs
- Canada’s tourism industry has bounced back to pre-pandemic levels
- British Columbia’s immigrant businessmen invested more than $21 million in the last year
- Nova Scotia relies on immigration to solve the healthcare labour shortage
- Canadian oil and gas companies increase monthly wages to attract more workers
- Canada welcomes record numbers of immigrants from Hong Kong