The changes include awarding points for job offers to eligible candidates already in Canada on Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) exempt work permits, and to international students who completed their studies in Canada. In addition, more time will be allocated to candidates to submit an application for permanent residence once an invitation to apply is received.
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Targeted changes to the Express Entry system are being made on November 19, 2016.
Before November 19, 2016
The Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) awards 600 points for a job that is permanent and is supported by a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
The Express Entry system only awards points for education overall as long as it has been assessed as equivalent to a Canadian standard.
This report is the result of a collaboration between the Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Family Service Toronto, Social Planning Toronto, and Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change.
It describes the level and distribution of poverty among children and families in Toronto, and explores how living in poverty affects access to housing, food, recreation, education and transit.
Ontario recognized 20 outstanding seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and to the province with the Ontario Senior Achievement Awards.
The provincial government aims to help youth in Ontario pursue careers in agriculture and food by continuing to support 4-H Ontario in delivering community-based education and leadership opportunities.
The Governments of Canada and Ontario, along with the City of London, celebrated the official opening of 18 new affordable housing initiatives in London and the surrounding area today.
Ontario has named Jennifer Richardson as the Director of the new Provincial Anti-Human Trafficking Coordination Office.
John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, has announced the Government of Canada’s intention to lift the visa requirements for Romanian and Bulgarian citizens on December 1, 2017.
The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister, John McCallum has announced that Canada will welcome 300,000 immigrants in 2017.
November is Financial Literacy Month and the province of Ontario is highlighting the various resources and supports provided to students across the province to improve their financial literacy.