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Want to Get Away from Traffic, Tight Places and Limited Opportunities?

Saskatchewan is the place. Thousands of occupations in demand and opportunities to be in Canada's

Crispin ArandaSeptember 23, 2015

Want to Get Away from Traffic, Tight Places and Limited Opportunities?

Saskatchewan Opens 2015 Nomination Program


Fresh from the provincial government’s migration menu comes the recipe on how to be a permanent resident in Canada through Saskatchwan’s nomination program.


Three days after the announcement, occupations in demand already has 500 off the 2015 intake threshold.


In contrast, Saskatchewan’s Express Entry still has no applications in.  The highlights:


  • The International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category is now reopened to accept an additional 1,000 applications.
  • The International Skilled Worker – Employment Offer Sub-Category is still accepting applications.
  • The intake thresholds for the International Skilled Worker on the other hand– Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category have been reached.


The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) also posted the complete 2015 intake thresholds below indicating the maximum number of applications in each category in each calendar year.


Visit regularly to check the update on remaining availability on a quarterly basis.  When a category reaches the intake threshold, no further applications will be accepted.


Application Intake Thresholds as of September 21, 2015

SINP Category

Application Quota

Remaining applications ?that will be accepted ?by the SINP in 2015

International Skilled Workers



International Skilled Workers - With an Employment Offer



International Skilled Workers - Express Entry



International Skilled Workers - Occupations In-Demand



Saskatchewan Experience



Existing Work Permits & Health Professionals






Hospitality Workers



Long Haul Truck Drivers



Entrepreneur* and Farm







“The SINP is subject to a nomination limit set by the federal government and application intake thresholds.  The ability to be nominated is affected by these constraints and program criterion.  No application is guaranteed to be accepted and/or nominated.”


Click here for the latest application guide which includes the occupations in demand. If not redirected to the link copy and paste to your browser  -http://www.economy.gov.sk.ca/immigration/appguide-skilled-worker-in-demand.

Authors & Contributors

Crispin Aranda

Crispin Aranda

Crispin R. Aranda is an established International Visa Conselor and Immigrant Advocate. He is the president of IVC and is in several migration radio programs.

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