About 3,900 Express Entry candidates were invited for Permanent Residency for the draw held on 30th October and about 71,700 total candidates selected this year alone. The score the last draw was mere 475 points.
The candidates generally go through a pool of candidates from different stream like – Federal Skilled worker, Federal Skilled Trade Worker and Canadian Experience Class. The candidates that have their CRS score above the minimum cut off are invited to apply for permanent residency.
These draws usually take place every two weeks.
The candidates that were not invited will remain in the pool until their CRS score reaches the minimum cut off. These candidates can increase their score through several different options like, improving their language scores, obtaining a PNP from the province or increasing the no. of years of work experience.
Just last week, the provincial Nominee Program from Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Alberta and Manitoba issued about 2000 invitations for Express Entry candidates.
Nova Scotia issued about 430 Express Entry candidates with work experience as registered nurse through the LMIA stream.
Alberta invited about 300 candidates were given PNP and followed by Saskatchewan with 1000 candidates invited to apply for Permanent Residency though their PNP stream.