Ontario issued 142 Notification of Interest to its candidates under its Express Entry aligned French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream (FSSW) and Skilled Trades Stream. There was no minimum CRS requirement under this draw as the NOI was issued to candidates who met the FSSW and Skilled Trades Stream requirement. To invite French-speaking workers with sufficient English Language fluency along with the willingness to live and work permanently in Ontario, FSSW program was launched in 2015. Through this skilled trade’s stream, experienced trade workers can settle in Ontario through the Express Entry Canada program.
In the recent draw, 55 candidates received NOI under FSSW stream and 87 candidates received NOI who submitted their Express Entry profile between January 1, 2018, and April 12, 2018. As per the current numbers, 791 Express Entry candidates have been issued NOIs under the two streams this year. Since the beginning of this year, OINP has invited 3378 candidates from Express Entry pool.