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Ontario Technology Sector Launches ‘Tech Draws’ to Find Technology Workers

It has been announced that the Ontario technology sector will ramp up its recruitment of skilled technology workers, by launching new tech-specific draws through the Human Capital Priorities stream of the OINP (Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program) targeting six occupational areas. The Human Capital Priorities Stream targets skilled workers in the Express Entry pool for Canada. The newly launched tech draws will then be aimed at Express Entry candidates who have experience in one of the following occupational areas: software engineers and designers, computer programmers and interactive media developers, computer engineers, web developers and developers, database analysts and data administrators, computer and information systems managers.

Once candidates are selected and are given a notification of interest, they will have 45 days to submit an application to Ontario. On receipt of an approved OINP application the candidate will receive a 600 point increase to their CRS score. This will effectively raise their score substantially above the cut off required to receive an invitation to apply.

The Greater Toronto Area is now home to over 240,000 technology workers and has seen growth by more than 50% in the past 5 years. Notably, the area boasts more jobs by the shores of Lake Ontario than there are in Silicon Valley, around the San Francisco Bay Area. Tech companies, of a range of sizes, are continuing to look for foreign-trained specialists to fill the recruitment needs.

Burke Bros Moving Group provide international moving services covering all areas of Canada and have decades of experience of moving families and professionals from a range of industries. For further information on the process of moving household effects and vehicles to the country, our International Team can be contacted on 01902 714555 or sales@burkebros.co.uk and our dedicated webpage can be seen here.

August 7th, 2019 | Categories: Blog