The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program broke new ground April 17 with its first Expression of Interest draw for immigration candidates with work experience in specific in-demand occupations.
Three of the four occupations targeted were new additions to Saskatchewan’s In-demand Occupations List, which the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) t
Work experience in an occupation on the list is a requirement for both the SINP’s Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand sub-categories.
A job offer, however, is not required for either sub-category.
The SINP is part of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, which allows participating provinces and territories to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year.
4 occupations targeted in April 17 EOI draw
A total of 324 invitations were issued to Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand candidates with eligible work experience in one of the following occupations. NOC in the table below refers to the profession’s code under Canada’s National Occupational Classification.
|2255||Technical Occupations in Geomatics and Meteorology*|
|6342||Tailors, Dressmakers, Furriers and Milliners*|
|7332||Appliance Servicers and Repairers*|
* denotes occupations added April 4.
The SINP had indicated earlier this week that it may make “occupation-specific selections” from its Expression of Interest (EOI) system, which manages the pool of candidates for its Express Entry and Occupation In-Demand sub-categories.
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