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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

Corporate immigration lawyer at Blaney McMurtry LLP
Henry J. Chang is a partner in the business immigration group of Blaney McMurtry LLP. A recognized authority in the field of United States and Canadian immigration law, Mr. Chang lectures extensively on the subject in both the United States and Canada. His written works have appeared in numerous nationally and internationally recognized legal publications, including Immigration Law and Procedure, which has been cited in over 300 federal court decisions. Read more
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