The immigration level of Canada is on the rise for both provincial and federal level. The need of skilled workers is leading provinces in inviting more migrants.
The Government of Canada has target of 330,800 new admissions for 2019 Canadian Immigration plan, an increase of nearly seven percent over 2018’s target of 310,000.
The Immigration Plans by Canadian government has been released for three consecutive years for economic, family and refugee programs. The intake level is increased by 13 percent between 2018 and 2021 from 310,000 to 350,000.
Quebec fixed the immigration level by around 40,000 over this year. The immigrants who are admitted are successfully invited into the majority French-speaking province.
Ontario increasing additional PNP nomination
Ontario is planning to increase the number of immigrants for next year through its Canada PNP that enables the skilled workers to come and settle in Ontario. Ontario is hoping to increase its 2019 nomination allocation to 7,600 that would showcase an increase of 1,000 nominations as compared to the previous year allocation of 6,600.
The demand of Ontario province is strong and the province continues to receive high immigration applications through Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The number of applications for OINP reached a record 49,724 in 2017 and its target for 2018 is set at 55,000. The PNP target is projected to rise again in 2019 to 61,000.
The immigration department of Ontario will release its allocation for 2019 by the end of this month or in early January.
Also, Newfoundland and Labrador and Manitoba are also reported to increase the immigration levels.
The government of Newfoundland released its five-year immigration action plan aiming to increase the number of newcomers coming to Newfoundland and Labrador to 1,700 per year by 2022.
The MPNP has welcomed 130,000 newcomers to Manitoba since 1998 and an estimated 13,000 immigrants are projected to arrive in the province.
Therefore, Canada’s provinces are in full-swing to invite additional skilled migrants in their respective provinces. This is the right time to apply for Canada PR. Why not fill the free assessment form and let the visa and immigration experts evaluate your Canada PR case?