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Home Immigration Canada invited 11,184 Candidates to apply for the PR in July 2019

Canada invited 11,184 Candidates to apply for the PR in July 2019

Canada invited 11,184 Candidates to apply for the PR in July 2019

In July 2019 Canada invited 7200 candidates via federal immigration programs served by the Express Entry system. An additional 3984 candidates were invited under Provincial Nominee Programs. Ontario invited 1623 candidates this month, Alberta invited 651 people, British Columbia issued 622 ITAs, Manitoba issued 527 invitations, Saskatchewan invited 426 people, Prince Edward Island invited 135 people. In total, 11,184 people received invitations to immigrate to Canada in July 2019.

Unexpected Express Entry Draw #123

On August 12, 2019, Canada held an unexpected round of invitations in the Express Entry selection system. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new draw every second Wednesday, however, last Wednesday there was no new draw. In round #123, IRCC issued 3,600 Invitations to Apply (ITA). The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this round was 466, 7 point higher than in round #122. The tie-breaking rule for this round was August 6, 2019 at 12:14:53 UTC. As of August 2, 2019, there are 116,006 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool. In total, Canada invited 52,600 candidates in the Express Entry in 2019.

Canada admitted 125,965 Permanent Residents during January-May 2019

According to the data by the Government, in the first five months of the year, Canada admitted 125,965 new Permanent Residents. 58,960 new PR settled in Ontario; the second most popular destination was British Columbia with 17,625 newcomers; the third is Alberta with 16,625 new PRs; 14,345 newcomers settled in Quebec. The rest provinces received less than 10,000 newcomers:

  • Ontario – 58,960
  • British Columbia – 17,625
  • Alberta – 16,625
  • Quebec – 14,345
  • Manitoba – 6,445
  • Saskatchewan – 5,315
  • Nova Scotia – 2,645
  • New Brunswick – 2,115
  • Prince Edward Island – 960
  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 685
  • Yukon – 130
  • Northwest Territories – 100
  • Nunavut – 10

Among the Canadian cities, the leaders remain to be the same: 45,190 newcomers settled in Toronto, 14,075 now reside in Vancouver, 12,275 have chosen Montreal, 7,500 settled in Calgary, 6,255 went to Edmonton, 5,185 – to Winnipeg, and 4,255 – to the national capital Ottawa (All values are rounded to the closest multiple of 5).