Why It is best time to Immigrate to Canada this Year

Last Updated On : July 29 , 2023

As per the recent news from Immigration experts if you are looking for moving to Canada as a permananet residence, following reseans can help you to take the final decision on why it is best time to start your Canadian immigration process.

  • Employment increased:
  • In British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Yukon, and Nunavut job vacancies are at peak.In Canada, there are many open positions right now. The current employment vacancy rate, according to a study by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), is 5.7%, which has resulted in high immigration.

  • Highest Immigration until Now:
  • Under its Immigration Levels Plan for 2022-2024, Ottawa had planned to welcome 431,645 permanent residents this year, 447,055 next year, and 451,000 in 2024.

  • Increased Skilled Immigration:
  • Human Capital category to target foreign workers and international students who possess the education, work experience and skills required to establish themselves in the province of Ontario successfully.

You will be indemand for Canada Immigration if you have any of the following skills:

NOC Codes Occupation
0213 Computer and Information Systems Managers
2147 Computer Engineers
2172 Database Analysts and Aata Administrators
2173 Software Engineers and Designers
2174 Computer Programmer and Interactive Media Developers
2175 Web Designers and Developers

The Recent Category Based STEM Express Entry draws are designed to address labour shortages in the technology sector in Canada which was held om 6th July 2023 where minimum CRS score required was 486.

Canada needs more people, both for economic reasons and to address an aging population. The government is committed to attracting and retaining the best and brightest people from around the world and as per the demand Canadian Immigration Plans 2023-2025 has been announced.

Latest Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025:
Fiscal Year Target Applications
2022-2023 3,00,000
2021-2022 2,17,000
2019-2020 2,53,000

IRCC collaborates with numerous other government ministries to produce an immigration levels plan that works for permanent residence slots, which are distributed in each immigration program, Exempt from immigration medical examinations You might not need to complete another IME if you already did one as part of an earlier application.

Announcement from Canada Immigration Minister for Healthcare workers

As in the image you can see that IRCC Minister: Sean Fraser has announce with focus an easy immigration process. You can get more information on Medical Exam Knowledge on IRCC Website.

Best Possible Path For Immigrating To Canada

There are 3 possibilities for immigrating to Canada

  1. Express Entry (EE)
  2. Pnovincial Nominee Program (PNP)
  3. International Student Program (ISP)

Why Express Entry Draw could help you for Canada Immigration?

EE Draw Date Program Specified Total Invitation CRS Cut Off
July 12, 2023 French language proficiency (2023-1) 3,800 375
July 11, 2023 No Program Specified 800 505
July 7, 2023 French language proficiency (2023-1) 2,300 439
July 6, 2023 Healthcare occupations (2023-1) 1,500 463
July 5, 2023 STEM occupations (2023-1) 500 486

From the above table, you can check that Invitations are getting increased to complete the target of year 2023 and the reason behind this is Canada invites skilled immigrants overseas for the first time with Category specific draw. There are 6 categories specified by IRCC as following:

  1. French-Language Proficiency
  2. Healthcare Occupations
  3. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Occupations
  4. Trade Occupations
  5. Transport Occupations
  6. Agriculture and Agri-Food Occupations

Why could the Provincial Nominee Program help you with Canada Immigration?

Federal and Provincial Government has decided to increase PNP admissions, people Immigrating to Canada with Skilled Worker Program as it helps the country for economic development.

As from the given table below Ontario issued invitations to skilled workers under two Express Entry streams on July 6 and 25, 2023.

On July 6, ITAs were issued to candidates in the Ontario Human Capital Priorities stream through OINP. The minimum CRS score for this stream was 479. Candidates in this stream must have a valid Express Entry profile and meet the requirements for one of the eligible occupations, which include computer and information systems managers, data scientists, database analysts and data administrators, computer systems developers and software engineers, and web designers and developers.

On July 25, ITAs were issued to candidates in the Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Workers stream. The minimum CRS score for this stream was 321. Candidates in this stream must have a valid Express Entry profile, meet the language requirements, and have work experience in one of the eligible occupations, which are in TEER Category 0, 1, 2, or 3.

These invitations are a sign that Ontario is continuing to welcome skilled workers from all over the world. If you are interested in immigrating to Ontario, you should consider these two streams as potential pathways to permanent residence.

Province Date Published Category Minimum CRS/SIRS Score
Ontario July 6, 2023 Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream 479
Ontario July 25, 2023 Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Workers stream 321
British Columbia July 18, 2023 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 88 (for tech occupation)
60 (for NOC 42202)
60 (for Healthcare)
British Columbia July 25, 2023 ITAs through multiple streams 109 (for tech occupation)
60 (for NOC 42202)
60 (for Healthcare)

If you want your profile to be ready before the next draw, you can take help from us or Get an Assessment Report for Canada Immigration from Paul Abraham Immigration Consulting.

[3] Why could the International Student Program help you with Canada Immigration?

The administration acknowledged that an increase of over 753,000 international students will hold study permits between 2022 and 2023.
The IRCC has responded to CIMM regarding the necessary steps to draw in, support, and safeguard international students who are already in Canada and those who are coming.
To maintain equity within the International Student Program, IRCC has committed to examining procedures.
For more information, visit: Canada commits to attracting and retaining more international students


There are different IELTS scores for different programs (EE, PNP, Study Visa). Also, there are some alternatives to IELTS: PET, TOFEL, and Duolingo. To be safe, one should strive for at least an overall IELTS score of 7.0. However, an IELTS score of CLB 7.

There are 10 provinces :

  1. Alberta
  2. British Columbia
  3. Manitoba
  4. New Brunswick
  5. Newfoundland and Labrador
  6. Nova Scotia
  7. Ontario
  8. Saskatchewan
  9. Prince Edward Island
  10. Quebec:
    Whereas Quebec can't operate its provincial nominee program.

Select one program from Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Program. If you have selected Express Entry, you will immigrate with one of the following:

  • FSWP
  • FSTP
  • CEC
If you have selected Provincial Nominee Program, primarily for economic classes who can grow the country financially.
It is the best time to apply for Canadian immigration as there are maximum invitations for new applications, and also, CRS is getting lower than ever after the pandemic.

Follow these steps.

  • Get updates for the latest express entry draw (in 14 Days)
  • Find Your NOC
  • Evaluate your CRS/SIRS
  • If CRS >= Cut Off, you will get an ITA.
  • IRCC will take the final decision

Yes, Here is some Good News for you.
On October 13, Canada will reopen its immigration programme for parents and grandparents. The Parents and Grandparents Program(PGP) inquiry forms will be accepted, according to Canada's immigration agency, between October 13 and November 03. Potential sponsors will then be chosen randomly by IRCC and invited to apply.

The Express Entry System for Doctors has now been opened.

  1. Check Eligibility
  2. Educational Credentials Assessment
  3. Express Entry Profile
  4. Get Your Invitation to Apply (ITA)
  5. Final Result

Due to their self-employment, doctors or physicians were formerly excluded from applying for permanent residency through the Express Entry System. However, this restriction is no longer in effect, and doctors can now immigrate to Canada through the Express Entry System.

PNP, formally known as Provincial Nomination Program, is a program for immigrants managed by their province.One Province, Quebec, can't operate its provincial nominee program.PNP is focused on Skilled Immigrants which can help province for financial growth of the country.

It depends, since from recent 5 draws we can see that CRS score is fluctuating. If number of invitations is below 800, the CRS score goes high and vice versa.

Canada never stops Express Entry there could be some unexpected conditions (like: covid-19 pendemic). Some times IRCC works on Immigration process to make it more reliable for Express Entry Candidates. On 8th June, IRCC issued its #250th Express Entry Draw and after 20 days IRCC launched its first category based express entry draw.

The process is still the same.
Check Eligibility >> Educational Credentials Assessment >> Express Entry Profile >> Get Your Invitation to Apply (ITA) >> Final Result
The best part is on October 17; the Canadian Government announced specific requirements for athletes and staff looking to work in Canada.