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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program announces temporary pause on high volume streams

OntarioimmigrantnomineeprogramOn May 9, 2016, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (“OINP”) announced that the Province of Ontario had received a sufficient number of OINP applications to meet its 2016 federal allocation.  As a result, it has placed a temporary pause on the intake of applications under what it refers to as “select, high-volume” OINP streams.  However, it claims that other lower-volume OINP streams continue to be available.

The OINP announcement confirms the following facts:

The announcement also states that the OINP expects to receive its 2017 nomination allocation from the federal government before the end of November 2016, and that it will be in a position to accept applications for some streams in six months.
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Henry J. Chang, Dentons LLP

Corporate immigration lawyer at Dentons LLP
Henry J. Chang is a partner in the firm’s Employment and Labor Group. He currently practices in the areas of Canadian and United States business immigration law, international business law, and cannabis law. Read more
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