Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker

Managing Editor, CIC Times

  

Joseph has been in immigration since 2007 and has worked for private and non-profits organizations.

Latest Articles from Joseph Parker
Ontario's Financial Sector: A Lucrative Opportunity for Newcomers
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Jan, 2022 | 05:38 AM]

With its high wages, lack of pollution, and long-term nature, it's no surprise that the financial services... Read More

Canada immigration registered a record number of PNP invitations
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Jan, 2022 | 04:26 AM]

In its second Express Entry draw of 2022, Canada awarded a record 1,036 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) under... Read More

Immigration to Nova Scotia is at an all-time high
By Joseph Parker [Published 19 Jan, 2022 | 04:41 AM]

Last year, immigration to Nova Scotia reached a new high as the Atlantic Canadian province encouraged... Read More

Alberta: New fast-track program for tech workers
By Joseph Parker [Published 17 Jan, 2022 | 04:38 AM]

Alberta has established a new Canada immigration option for individuals with employment offers in one of 38... Read More

Ontario PNP Draw: 502 Express Entry applicants invited
By Joseph Parker [Published 13 Jan, 2022 | 05:05 AM]

Nursing, banking, and food service managers were among the 18 occupations targeted in Ontario's most recent... Read More

Ontario: The most favored destination by immigrants in 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 11 Jan, 2022 | 04:24 AM]

Ontario, a massive Canada immigration magnet, attracted the lion's share of new permanent residents to Canada... Read More

Added jobs in Canada led to decreasing unemployment levels
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Jan, 2022 | 05:32 AM]

According to the Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, employment increased, and unemployment decreased in... Read More

Prince Edward Island: Draw Schedule 2022
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Jan, 2022 | 04:34 AM]

Prince Edward Island is the only Canadian jurisdiction that publishes its PNP schedule. The timetable for the... Read More

Canada sitting over a backlog of 1.8 million applications
By Joseph Parker [Published 07 Jan, 2022 | 05:36 AM]

According to Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, Canada has a backlog of approximately 1.8 million... Read More

Canada hosts the first Express Entry draw for 2022
By Joseph Parker [Published 06 Jan, 2022 | 04:44 AM]

In its first Express Entry draw of 2022, Canada has given Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 392 Provincial... Read More

Recent researches show a wage rise for immigrants in Canada
By Joseph Parker [Published 29 Dec, 2021 | 04:28 AM]

According to Statistics Canada research, the median income of immigrants with no Canadian experience is lower... Read More

The population of Nova Scotia surpassed the one million mark
By Joseph Parker [Published 28 Dec, 2021 | 04:53 AM]

In 2021, Nova Scotia had observed some of its fastest growth in recent times. Nova Scotia's population has... Read More

One year has passed since FSWP applicants were asked to apply through Express Entry
By Joseph Parker [Published 22 Dec, 2021 | 05:11 AM]

A look back at Express Entry's historic year, as well as a look ahead. The last time candidates for the... Read More

Saskatchewan introduced the International Healthcare Worker EOI Pool
By Joseph Parker [Published 21 Dec, 2021 | 05:05 AM]

The province of Saskatchewan has established a new International Healthcare Worker Expression of Interest... Read More

PEI rounded off the year with 125 invites under PNP
By Joseph Parker [Published 17 Dec, 2021 | 05:08 AM]

On December 16, PEI held its final scheduled PNP draw. Prince Edward Island has revealed the results of the... Read More

British Columbia invited 71 candidates under the new BC PNP Tech Draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 16 Dec, 2021 | 05:13 AM]

British Columbia has issued approximately 12,000 invitations to file for provincial nomination so far in... Read More

Migrate to Canada without a job offer under British Columbia PNP
By Joseph Parker [Published 13 Dec, 2021 | 05:37 AM]

No employment offer is necessary to apply for the International Post-Graduate category of the BC PNP. You can... Read More

British Columbia invited 318 applicants in its recent BC PNP draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Dec, 2021 | 04:57 AM]

On December 7, 2021, British Columbia issued a new set of invites. The British Columbia Nominee Program... Read More

Unemployment rates fall to 6% in Canada, Job growth opportunities boosts
By Joseph Parker [Published 06 Dec, 2021 | 05:22 AM]

Canadian employers add up 1,54,000 jobs to their labour market. This led to a point higher in the employment... Read More

Canada PNP results summary for November 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 02 Dec, 2021 | 04:55 AM]

Here's a recap of last month's Provincial Nominee Program updates from throughout the nation. During the... Read More

New Canadian travel and border controls go into force today
By Joseph Parker [Published 30 Nov, 2021 | 04:55 AM]

To board any of Canada's federally regulated forms of transportation, passengers must prove that they have... Read More

IRCC clearing piled-up Express Entry cases before inviting FSWP and CEC candidates
By Joseph Parker [Published 26 Nov, 2021 | 04:35 AM]

As per the recent IRCC reports, the department is looking forward to reducing the accumulated Express Entry... Read More

Apply for Nova Scotia PNP without a Job offer
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Nov, 2021 | 05:33 AM]

Nova Scotia is one of Canada's most popular destinations for immigrants from all around the world. It has an... Read More

Manitoba Invites 428 Fresh Candidates for Canada Immigration in Latest Draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Nov, 2021 | 05:02 AM]

In the 130th Manitoba Immigration Draw, the province offered 428 Letters of Advice to Apply to skilled... Read More

Arrima Draw: Quebec Invited 33 Potential Immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 17 Nov, 2021 | 04:17 AM]

In a recently conducted Arrima draw, Quebec invited 33 candidates with job offers to submit an application... Read More

Canada moving ahead with stable employment rates
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Nov, 2021 | 05:42 AM]

A short analysis on labour shortages despite the rising employment rates in the Canadian market. In recent... Read More

Quebec's immigration strategy for 2022 is insufficient to alleviate labour shortages
By Joseph Parker [Published 29 Oct, 2021 | 05:33 AM]

A complete analysis of Quebec’s immigration strategy and policies. Four years after reducing immigration by... Read More

Latest Arrima draw: Quebec invites 23 applicants
By Joseph Parker [Published 28 Oct, 2021 | 05:45 AM]

The Quebec Ministry of Immigration has released information on the Arrima draw, which took place on October... Read More

Alberta PNP draw: Alberta welcomes 293 potential immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 27 Oct, 2021 | 04:39 AM]

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) welcomed 293 Express Entry applicants with at least a 300 score... Read More

PEI hosted the second-largest PNP draw of the year
By Joseph Parker [Published 25 Oct, 2021 | 05:40 AM]

The immigration draw for PEI (Prince Edward Island) was placed on October 21. As a result, 204 immigration... Read More

Manitoba PNP: 459 candidates invited to apply for MPNP
By Joseph Parker [Published 25 Oct, 2021 | 05:40 AM]

Manitoba will award a total of 9,150 invites in 2021 as a result of the revised draw. The Manitoba Provincial... Read More

How to move to Canada from the USA?
By Joseph Parker [Published 19 Oct, 2021 | 05:55 AM]

If you want to become a permanent resident of Canada, you have a few alternatives depending on your personal... Read More

Canada's employment returns to pre-pandemic levels
By Joseph Parker [Published 18 Oct, 2021 | 04:45 AM]

Last month, the Canadian economy added 157,000 jobs, bringing the employment rate to within a percentage... Read More

Manitoba PNP Draw: 426 potential immigrants invited for provincial nomination
By Joseph Parker [Published 13 Oct, 2021 | 05:39 AM]

Manitoba has announced the results of its most recent round of invites, which took place on 7th October. The... Read More

Quarter 3, 2021: Focus on CEC and PNP applicants in Express Entry
By Joseph Parker [Published 12 Oct, 2021 | 04:26 AM]

The third quarter of 2021 shows a sluggish pace of immigration for candidates under the Express Entry... Read More

New PNP draw: BC welcomes 108 tech employees
By Joseph Parker [Published 07 Oct, 2021 | 04:39 AM]

Since the beginning of 2021, British Columbia has given over 9,000 invitations to seek a provincial... Read More

In August 2021, Canada received about 38,000 new immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 06 Oct, 2021 | 04:48 AM]

According to new statistics received by CIC Times from Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC),... Read More

Saskatchewan has invited 391 PNP applicants to apply
By Joseph Parker [Published 29 Sep, 2021 | 05:16 AM]

Candidates from Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand were invited to the new Saskatchewan PNP draw. On... Read More

New BC PNP Tech draw: 74 candidates have been invited
By Joseph Parker [Published 23 Sep, 2021 | 05:47 AM]

BC has given over 8,661 invitations to seek a provincial nomination since the beginning of 2021. On September... Read More

What to do if you receive an invitation to the Parents and Grandparents Program 2021?
By Joseph Parker [Published 21 Sep, 2021 | 05:35 AM]

Know more about PGP draws and processes involved. The Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) draw will be... Read More

Canada accepts 521 PNP applicants through Express Entry
By Joseph Parker [Published 16 Sep, 2021 | 05:03 AM]

The minimum CRS score needed for a PNP draw has dropped to its lowest level since June On September 15,... Read More

Canada Employment Rate Plunges as 90,000 newly Employed
By Joseph Parker [Published 14 Sep, 2021 | 05:40 AM]

Latest survey by Canada's Labour Force prompts an upsurge in employment.The latest August 2021 statistics of... Read More

COVID-19 has created 9 new employment opportunities in Manitoba
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Sep, 2021 | 05:36 AM]

COVID-19 pandemic led to the increase in demand for certain Manitoba vocations. According to a research led... Read More

Latest Tech Draw: British Columbia invites 34 potential candidates
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Sep, 2021 | 05:17 AM]

On September 7, British Columbia asked 34 IT workers to apply for a provincial nomination under the BC PNP... Read More

Summary of the Canada PNP immigration results for August 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 31 Aug, 2021 | 04:03 AM]

In August, approximately 3,400 invitations were made to apply for provincial nomination under Canada's... Read More

Ontario PNP Draw: 326 Candidates invited under Master’s Graduate Stream
By Joseph Parker [Published 26 Aug, 2021 | 05:24 AM]

Ontario held its second Masters Grad stream draw on August 25th. To be invited, applicants had to have an... Read More

PNP draw hosted by PEI to welcome 161 new immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Aug, 2021 | 04:54 AM]

Under the fresh PEI PNP draws, the province of Prince Edward Island invited immigrants under the Express... Read More

Quebec hosts the year's largest Arrima draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Aug, 2021 | 05:44 AM]

The first batch of invitations released by Quebec’s Arrima platform On August 12, Quebec held its... Read More

CEC applicants with a minimum CRS score of 403 invited to the new draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Aug, 2021 | 04:20 AM]

Express Entry candidates with Canadian work experience were invited to apply for permanent residence in... Read More

Alberta conducted the largest PNP draw for this year
By Joseph Parker [Published 18 Aug, 2021 | 05:31 AM]

Nearly 3,157 Express Entry applicants invited by Alberta, to file for a provincial nomination On August... Read More

Canada welcomed about 40,000 immigrants in July 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 17 Aug, 2021 | 05:45 AM]

This year, Canada has welcomed almost 184,000 new permanent residents According to Canadian Immigration... Read More

The Ontario Provincial Nominee Program, welcomes immigrants working in health care, agriculture, and manufacturing
By Joseph Parker [Published 12 Aug, 2021 | 05:42 AM]

The province of Ontario is holding its second In-Demand Skills Stream draw through its Expression of Interest... Read More

Saskatchewan invited 452 in latest PNP Draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 07 Aug, 2021 | 05:14 AM]

In the latest draw update released on August 5 2021, Saskatchewan sent 452 Invitations to Apply to candidates... Read More

Summarizing provincial immigration statistics of July 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 02 Aug, 2021 | 04:29 AM]

As we step into a scintillating new month, here's our monthly analysis of all PNP activities conceptualized,... Read More

Canada is now home to 35,000 new immigrants in June
By Joseph Parker [Published 28 Jul, 2021 | 04:39 AM]

Post Covid-19 recovery, immigration levels are on the rise as Canada welcomes over 30k permanent residents in... Read More

Express Entry summonses 462 immigrants through its PNP draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 23 Jul, 2021 | 04:39 AM]

462 applicants in the express entry pool were offered a slot for Canada permanent residence in its new PNP... Read More

115 francophones found relief in Ontario PNP
By Joseph Parker [Published 21 Jul, 2021 | 05:03 AM]

In its fourth draw of the year, Ontario invites applications from French-speaking candidates in the Express... Read More

Flight bans connecting India and Canada extended till 21st August
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Jul, 2021 | 04:16 AM]

The international flight ban from India is expected to end on August 21.The flight connecting India to Canada... Read More

Ontario embraces the highest EOI draws of all time
By Joseph Parker [Published 14 Jul, 2021 | 04:02 AM]

Ontario's EOI system grips a total of 1,685 invitations comprising of candidates from international students... Read More

Canada to welcome 4,500 CEC candidates through Express Entry
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Jul, 2021 | 05:32 AM]

With CRS scores as low as 369, Canada invites more than 4K candidates in the Canada Experience Class. Read More

BC PNP issues 387 candidates for a Canada PR in 2 immigration draws
By Joseph Parker [Published 08 Jul, 2021 | 04:06 AM]

As far as 2021 goes, it's been a phenomenal year with a tally of 6169 foreign nationals getting the chance to... Read More

Express Entry Draw: 6000 CEC candidates invited for PR Visa
By Joseph Parker [Published 25 Jun, 2021 | 04:24 AM]

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 6,000 CEC candidates in their latest express... Read More

Quebec Arrima Draw: 69 new skilled immigrants invited
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Jun, 2021 | 05:44 AM]

The Province of Quebec invites 69 skilled immigrants in the latest Arrima draw held on June 17 to apply for... Read More

Prince Edward Island PNP Draw: 113 immigrants invited in the latest provincial draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 19 Jun, 2021 | 04:25 AM]

Prince Edward Island provincial government has released the details of the latest PEI PNP provincial draw... Read More

BC PNP Tech Draw: 72 immigrants invited for provincial nomination
By Joseph Parker [Published 17 Jun, 2021 | 05:12 AM]

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) draw invites 72 immigrants working in the I.T sector to... Read More

Canada to lift quarantine on exempt travelers by early July
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Jun, 2021 | 05:39 AM]

Canadians and exempt travelers who are fully vaccinated will soon have a modified quarantine requirement when... Read More

Canada holds biggest ever Express Entry PNP-only draw ever
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Jun, 2021 | 03:41 AM]

Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) hosted a new Express Entry draw, inviting 940 candidates to... Read More

Manitoba PNP Draw: 142 immigrants invited for provincial nomination
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Jun, 2021 | 05:30 AM]

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) held their latest provincial draw on June 7, inviting 142 skilled... Read More

Good News for British Columbia PNP candidates - BC PNP Tech Pilot becomes permanent
By Joseph Parker [Published 02 Jun, 2021 | 04:42 AM]

The BC Tech Pilot will continue as a permanent and fast-track immigration route for foreign workers and... Read More

Latest Ontario PNP invites foreign workers with job-offers
By Joseph Parker [Published 27 May, 2021 | 04:58 AM]

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invites 64 skilled workers in the latest provincial draw held on May... Read More

Canada Immigration: A Snapshot of rest of 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 21 May, 2021 | 04:50 AM]

Canada immigration's trajectory will be based on two major issues - containing COVID-19 and federal... Read More

Latest British Columbia PNP tech draw invites 82 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 May, 2021 | 03:57 AM]

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) held their latest tech draw on May 18 inviting 82... Read More

Alberta PNP held the latest draw with the lowest CRS score in 12 months
By Joseph Parker [Published 12 May, 2021 | 03:11 AM]

The latest Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)s provincial draw invites immigrants with a minimum... Read More

Canada releases application guide for 6 new immigration programs
By Joseph Parker [Published 06 May, 2021 | 04:34 AM]

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has released the full details on 6 new immigration... Read More

Ontario PNP invites 102 French-speaking Express Entry candidates
By Joseph Parker [Published 05 May, 2021 | 04:22 AM]

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invites 102 Express entry candidates who are proficient in the... Read More

Ontario started EOI system for its immigration streams
By Joseph Parker [Published 29 Apr, 2021 | 04:52 AM]

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) has started a new Expression of Interest (EOI) for its two... Read More

Express Entry draw: 381 PNP candidates invited
By Joseph Parker [Published 29 Apr, 2021 | 04:17 AM]

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invite 381 express entry candidates with a provincial... Read More

Manitoba PNP latest provincial draw invites 399 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 21 Apr, 2021 | 03:57 AM]

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) held an unusual provincial draw on April 19, inviting a total of... Read More

6,000 caregiver applications will be prioritized by end of 2021
By Joseph Parker [Published 20 Apr, 2021 | 04:54 AM]

Caregivers abroad play an important role in supporting Canadian families who are unable to find the care they... Read More

Canada Immigration update: 6 new programs introduced
By Joseph Parker [Published 15 Apr, 2021 | 05:10 AM]

Essential workers, international graduate students, and Francophones in Canada will have six new pathways to... Read More

Express Entry Draw: 266 PNP candidates invited
By Joseph Parker [Published 15 Apr, 2021 | 04:55 AM]

The latest program-specific express entry draws held on April 14, targeting express entry candidates with... Read More

No more automatic extending deadlines for PR Visa applications
By Joseph Parker [Published 13 Apr, 2021 | 04:55 AM]

As immigration services begin to reopen around the world, Canada's Immigration Department is reducing a... Read More

The latest Manitoba PNP draw invites 243 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 10 Apr, 2021 | 04:45 AM]

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issues 243 invitations through a provincial draw held on April... Read More

Express Entry Draw: CRS score drops for CEC Candidates
By Joseph Parker [Published 02 Apr, 2021 | 02:56 AM]

Canada invites 5,000 Express Entry applicants to apply for a PR Visa on April 1.Invited applicants had to be... Read More

Express Entry Draw: 284 PNP invited in the latest draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 01 Apr, 2021 | 02:34 AM]

Canada held their latest program-specific express entry draw on March 30, inviting a total of 284 Express... Read More

355 immigrants in latest Manitoba PNP provincial draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 26 Mar, 2021 | 03:45 AM]

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) held their latest provincial draw on March 25 inviting 355... Read More

The latest Saskatchewan PNP draw invites 418 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Mar, 2021 | 02:44 AM]

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)s latest provincial draw invites 418 immigrants for a provincial... Read More

Latest Saskatchewan PNP draw invites 248 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 11 Mar, 2021 | 07:23 AM]

Saskatchewan invited 248 principal nominees to apply for provincial nomination on March 11.The Saskatchewan... Read More

Latest BC PNP tech draw invites 87 immigrants
By Joseph Parker [Published 24 Feb, 2021 | 07:00 AM]

British Columbia PNP issues 87 invitations to immigrants with work experience in a tech-related occupation... Read More

PEI PNP invites 121 immigrants in the latest provincial draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 18 Feb, 2021 | 06:00 AM]

Prince Edward Island has released details of its draw scheduled for February 18. PEI PNP invites 121... Read More

Manitoba PNP invites 296 immigrants in the latest provincial draw
By Joseph Parker [Published 13 Feb, 2021 | 05:00 AM]

Manitoba invited 296 immigrant applicants to its final Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw on February 12,... Read More

New Brunswick temporarily accepting worker's PNP applications
By Joseph Parker [Published 09 Feb, 2021 | 04:37 PM]

Eligible New Brunswick workers who wish to become permanent residents of Canada can now apply for provincial... Read More

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