December 17, 2019 – The Government of Ontario intends to double the immigration candidates for permanent residence in Ontario through Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program.
The province is aiming to increase its allocation to 13, 300 by 2022 under the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP).
Based on the PNP program, participating province and territories are allowed to nominate a set number of economic class immigration candidates for permanent resident status.
The province allocated under the PNP is set as per the program’s annual admission targets organized by Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
Through the PNP program, Ontario aims to admit fulfill 61, 000 new permanent residences this year and 67, 800 admissions in the upcoming 2020.