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1st Ontario Province Nomination Invitation for year 2020

On January 09, 2020 Ontario province issued nomination invitation to 242 candidates through French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. This was the 1st nomination invitation from the province for this year.
This nomination where related to Express Entry linked for permanent residency for Canada.French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream is one of the three streams of Ontario immigration pathway.
Candidates eligible for federal high-skilled immigration programs of Canada are categorized into Express Entry pool under 3 classes:
  1. Federal Skilled Worker Class
  2. Federal Skilled Trades Class
  3. Canadian Experience Class
Based on the core factors score such as age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French the candidates are ranked under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
The Canadian government conducts draws every month and invited eligible candidates form the Express Entry pool with the set of threshold highest-ranking scores.
With the nomination, invitation from the Provinces awards 600 points after review. These 600 points will increase the chance of the candidates to get higher on chart of CRS scores. This assures them with ITA for permanent residency to Canada.

What is French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream?

The province’s immigration program (OINP) searches for the candidates in Express Entry pool who fulfills the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream requirements.
They require candidates who have Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 7 or higher in French and CLB 6 or higher in English. They should understand, read, write and speak in English and French.
The 242 Express Entry candidates who received Notification of Interest (NOI) on January 09, 2020 have433 to 472 CRS Score. Thus, the Candidates with the required CLB in English and French and with 433 to 472 CRS Score will receive the NOI.
The NOI issued maximum score is 1 point less than the score of recent Express Entry draw of January 08, 2020 with cutoff 473.
Once the candidate’s nomination gets accepted their CRS score will boost by 600 points. This enablesthem to receive an ITA in subsequent draw.
To know whether you can apply for French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream, you need to check your eligibility.