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Posted on July 30 2019

New Brunswick to introduce target searches of the EE pool

By Editor
Updated May 10 2023

New Brunswick may now issue an ITA to an Express Entry candidate even though they may not have applied to the province.

On 26th July, New Brunswick PNP published an update stating that it will, on some occasions, directly invite candidates from the EE Pool. The candidates will be invited based on the labour market needs in the province.

The Express Entry Program handles candidates’ applications for Canada’s main economic migration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program
  • Canadian Experienced Class

To apply under the Express Entry program, candidates need to fill in an online Expression of Interest. Candidates are then ranked based on their CRS Score which is calculated based on their education, age, work experience, language skills etc.

Highest ranked candidates get invited through regular Express Entry pool draws.

Provincial Nominee Programs allow provinces and territories in Canada to nominate candidates for a Canadian Permanent Residence. Getting a provincial nomination adds 600 points to a candidate’s CRS score, as quoted by CIC News.

Many provinces in Canada have Express Entry linked immigration programs which perform a targeted search of the EE pool. Notable ones are:

  • Ontario’s Human Capital Priorities Stream
  • Alberta’s Express Entry Stream
  • Nova Scotia’s Labour Market Priorities Stream

Candidates in the EE pool who receive an invitation from New Brunswick will get a Letter of Interest in their EE accounts.

Eligible candidates who have been invited would need to meet the eligibility criteria of the NBPNP EE Labour Market Stream.

The new approach will be used by New Brunswick along with the EOI-based invites issued through the EE Labour Market Stream.

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