Ontario is a province in east-central Canada that borders the U.S. and the Great Lakes. It is home to Ottawa, Canada’s capital. It is popular for its major attractions like CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum etc. It is also famous for its world class education. It has more than 20 universities, 26 colleges and 150 apprenticeship trades with a population of over 13.5 million, Ontario offers more job opportunities than other Canadian provinces.
To provide you with some insight, in Ontario (where Merit services has its Head Office) the following “streams” are available as of March 2020. These Streams “close” and “open” based on economic assessments.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is currently accepting applications under the following streams as of March 2020.
- Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream
- PhD Graduate Stream
- French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream*
- Human Capital Priorities Stream*
- Skilled Trades Stream*
- Entrepreneur Stream
The following OINP streams are closed to applications as of March 2020:
- Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream
- Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream
- Masters Graduate Stream
*To apply under Ontario’s Express Entry streams, you must have a profile in the federal government’s Express Entry system and receive a Notification of Interest from Ontario.