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Fact Sheet: Strengthening Ontario’s Immigration Program

Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program is the province’s permanent immigration selection program. Ontario selects or “nominates” individuals for permanent resident status to the federal government. It provides opportunities for:

The program helps to fast-track permanent resident status for successful nominees and helps Ontario attract the skilled labour force it needs to prosper, grow the economy and remain competitive in the global market.

Effective program administration

Ontario continuously works to improve its Provincial Nominee Program to ensure greater effectiveness and efficiency. Recent advances include:

Strengthening Program Integrity

In addition to re-introducing its first-ever Immigration Act, Ontario has strengthened the integrity of its Provincial Nominee Program by:

Ensuring the long-term success of Ontario’s PNP

To ensure the integrity and long-term success of Ontario’s PNP, Ontario will continue to work collaboratively with all partners, and implement measures that improve processing times and administration of the program.