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Posted on November 30 2019

Which is easiest PNP to get Canada PR in 2020?

By  Editor
Updated January 31 2024

Which is easiest PNP to get Canada PR

The easiest PNP to get Canada PR in 2020 varies from person to person.

The most ideally suited Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) for any immigrant has much to do with the area of expertise of the person applying for the stream.

Each of the provinces that are part of the PNP has their own tailor-made dedicated streams specifically targeting a particular category of migrants – skilled, high-skilled, investors, or students.

The provinces and territories taking part in PNP have 70+ nomination streams between them.

Being provincially nominated gives you 600 additional points towards your Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores. With these additional points, there is almost a guarantee of your profile getting an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the next draw from the Express Entry Pool.

Canada invited 3,600 in Express Entry Draw #131 held on November 27. The CRS cut-off stood at 471. The previously held draw – on November 13 – had a CRS 472 cut-off.

Generally, Saskatchewan PNP is believed to be the easiest of them all to get through.

You can apply for Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) under the following streams –

Category/Stream Linked to Express Entry Job Required
Farm Owners and Operators No No
International Skilled Worker (ISW): Express Entry Yes No
Entrepreneur No No
International Skilled Worker (ISW): Occupations In-Demand No No
Saskatchewan Experience: Students No Yes
International Skilled Worker (ISW): Employment Offer No Yes
Saskatchewan Experience: Existing Work Permit No Yes
Saskatchewan Experience: Health Professionals/Hospitality Sector Project, Long Haul Truck Driver Project No Yes

Created in the 1990s, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is a much sought-after pathway for skilled foreign workers to get Canadian permanent residency.

9 provinces and 2 territories in Canada are part of the PNP.

Canada PR 2020

Source: CIC News

Nunavut does not have any system of provincial nomination.

Quebec, on the other hand, is the only province in Canada that is not a part of the PNP. In keeping with a separate agreement with the federal government in Canada, Quebec has its own program for inducting immigrants to the province – Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP).

The PNP has indeed come a long way. Admitting a mere 233 in 1996 which was the first year of the program being operational, the admissions target for 2019 is set at the 61,000 mark.

Canada PR in 2020

From 2019 to 2021, Canada could be welcoming more than 200,000 new permanent residents through the PNP alone.

Canada is facing an acute labour shortage throughout the country. As per a November 21 Report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), though Canada’s private-sector job vacancy rate has stabilized somewhat it has still “maintained its historic high of 3.2 per cent during the third quarter of 2019”.

With more than 110,000 members, the CFIB champions small businesses. The CFIB is regarded as the largest non-profit organization in Canada devoted to the creation and support of a conducive environment in which small businesses can flourish.

According to the CFIB, around 433,000 jobs stood vacant in the private sector for at least four months. This number is 1,500 more as compared to Q2 in 2019, and 15,000 more than 1 year ago.

As per Ted Mallett, the Chief Economist at CFIB, "This is now the fifth consecutive quarter in which we’re seeing a record high vacancy rate."

As per the CFIB, in November 2019, province-wise vacancies in Canada stood at the following –

Province Vacancy Rate Unfilled jobs
Quebec 4.0% 119,800
British Columbia 3.8%   71,400
Ontario 3.2% 168,000
New Brunswick 3.0%     7,200
Manitoba 2.6% 11,400
Nova Scotia 2.4% 7,500
Newfoundland & Labrador 2.3% 3,300
Saskatchewan 2.3% 7,900
Alberta 2.2% 35,300
Prince Edward Island 1.9% 900

Industry-wise, while the personal services industry – funeral services, dry cleaners, hairdressers etc. – recorded the highest vacancy rate of 4.9% between July-October 2019; the lowest vacancy rate of 1.8% was seen in the natural resources sector.

With so many vacancies to be filled, PNP is the ideal pathway for gaining your Canada PR in 2020. Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) can well prove to be the ideal platform for kickstarting your overseas dream.

If you are looking to Study, Work, Visit, Invest or Migrate Overseas, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Company.

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