Canada Immigration

2020-2021: Canada’s Largest Immigration Target in History!

Published on : November 26, 2020

Key Highlights

  • IRCC issued 5000 ITAs
  • CRS Cut off falls to 469
  • 400,000 Migration Target
  • Best Pathways for this Opportunity
  • What can migrants expect in 2020?
  • Last 5 Express Entry Draws
  • Updates for Temporary Residents

Canada is ending 2020 with the greatest news for immigrants. In the latest Express Entry Pool draw held on November 25th, Canada issued 5000 ITAs (Invitation to Apply) in the first draw itself. 

This is the first time in history that IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) granted so many invitations in a single draw. 

The CRS Score cut-off, which was previously more than 470, has now been reduced to 469.

Additionally, Canada’s Latest Immigration target is to invite 400,000 immigrants in 2021 via the Economic Class Programs like the Federal Skilled worker Program and Trades Worker Programs, Quebec Skilled Worker Program, and Canadian Experience Class Program.

Table about the Canada immigration levels Plan from 2021 to 2023

The Best Pathways to Get this Opportunity

Applicants’ best shot at making use of this opportunity is to apply via any of these 3 pathways:

  • Express Entry
  • PNP (Provincial Nominee Program)
  • Tech Pilot Program: British Columbia

What can migrants expect in 2020?

Canadian Authorities are increasing the scope for migrants to move to Canada left, right and centre.

  • Canada is set to send out 100,000 invitations by the year’s end.
  • IRCC is going to conduct 2 more Express Entry draws by the last week of December.
  • The first December Express Entry draw is most likely to take place on the 16th. 
  • The PNP draw for Prince Edward Island is set to take place on December 17th.
  • Ontario is issuing 386 Nominations till the end of the year.

Last 5 Express Entry Draws in 2020

Date of Draw

CRS Cut Off Score

Total Number of Invitations

November 18, 2020



November 5, 2020



October 14, 2020



September 30, 2020



September 16, 2020




Latest Updates for Temporary Residents

Here are some of the options that the IRCC has made available:

  • Increased the CRS Points of the candidates with justified work or study experience in Canada.
  • Increased the number of draws for temporary residents.
  • Decreased the eligibility requirements for Canadian Experience Class applicants.
  • Introduced new pilot programs for skilled workers like the Tech Pilot Program.
  • Increased the nomination allocations for the provinces.

Canada is making modifications to its long-existing immigration programs to make the process easier and faster for migrants. It is undeniably the best time for students and professionals to move to Canada.

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Topics: Migrate, Canada




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