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Prince Edward Island (PEI) invited 188 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR in new PNP Draw on November 18, 2021

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) released details of its monthly immigration draw held on November 18, 2021.

A total of 188 immigration candidates across Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact streams of PEI PNP received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency.

Out of total invitations issued, 172 went to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates. Another 16 invitations were issued to Business Impact candidates under the Work Permit Stream.  The Minimum Point Threshold for business impact candidates was 67.

Stream Total Invitations issued Minimum Score Requirement
Express Entry & Labour Impact 172 No Info. provided
Business Impact – Work Permit 16 67

PEI PNP’s Express Entry Category is for candidates with a profile in the federal Express Entry system. Express Entry candidates, who would like to be considered for a provincial nomination from the province, need to create a separate Expression of Interest (EOI) profile with the PEI PNP.

Express Entry candidates with a provincial nomination get an additional 600 point toward their overall Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score, which effectively guarantees them an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in a subsequent Express Entry draw.

PEI PNP’s Labour Impact Category is not aligned with the Express Entry system and is designed for foreign nationals with a valid job offer in the province and support from a PEI employer.

Candidates in this category may fall under three possible streams: Skilled Worker (in PEI and outside Canada), Critical Worker and International Graduate.

PEI PNP’s Business Impact: Work Permit Stream is for individuals interested in owning and operating a business on the island. This stream also operates on a points-based EOI system.

PEI PNP conducts one immigration invitation round every month. The total number of invitations issued so far this year by PEI is 1,729.

The next PEI PNP draw is scheduled for December 16, 2021.

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Manitoba PNP Draw – November 18, 2021

426 immigration candidates received invitations to apply for provincial nomination for Canada PR from Manitoba

The Canadian province of Manitoba held a new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw on November 18.

A total of 426 immigration candidates across three PNP Streams – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education Stream received invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to apply for provincial nomination for Canada Permanent Residency in this draw.

Distribution of Invitations

Stream Invitations Issued Minimum Expression of Interest (EOI) score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 376 464
Skilled Workers Overseas 22 726
International Education Stream 30 No EOI score requirement

Out of total LAAs issued, 68 went to immigration candidates with valid profiles in Federal Express Entry system.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) allows the province to nominate foreign workers and international graduates of its post-secondary institutions for Canadian permanent residence through its three popular immigration streams – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education stream.

Express Entry candidates, who successfully receive a nomination from the MPNP, get an additional 600 points toward their overall Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. This effectively increases their chances to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the Federal Express Entry draw.

The MPNP has now issued 9,999 invitations so far this year.

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British Columbia invited 87 Tech candidates for provincial nomination in new Tech Draw on November 16

British Columbia PNP invited 87 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent Residency in latest Tech Draw held on November 16, 2021.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued invitations to Tech candidates who had a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of 29 eligible occupations.

In order to receive an invite in this draw, Tech candidates under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories of BC PNP’s Express Entry BC and Skills immigration Streams, needed a minimum provincial score of 75.

Launched in May 2017, the BC PNP Tech provides a fast-track immigration pathway to qualified foreign tech workers and international student who want to become permanent Canadian residents.

In order to apply through this stream, immigration candidates need to have a full-time job offer from an eligible employer in the province. The job offer must be valid for a minimum of one year with at least 120 days remaining at the time of submitting the application.

The eligible candidates need to first create a profile through the BC PNP’s online portal and register under its Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS). They must choose to apply through the Skills Immigration or Express Entry BC immigration categories.

The BC PNP will then invite candidates who fulfill the minimum score requirements to apply for a provincial nomination through weekly draws conducted by BC PNP.

Candidates, who received an invitation in this draw, now have 30 calendar days to submit their complete application for provincial nomination to BC PNP.

British Columbia has now invited over 10,500 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination through various PNP categories and streams so far in 2021.

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British Columbia PNP Draw – October 26, 2021

British Columbia PNP Draw – October 26, 2021

358 foreign workers, international students received invitations to apply for provincial nomination

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) invited a total of 358 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency through two immigration draws held on October 26, 2021.

Invitations were issued to candidates under the Skilled Worker, International Graduate as well as Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of BC PNP.

In first draw, total 306 immigration candidates received invitations. The minimum provincial score requirement for this draw ranged between 68 and 91points.

Immigration Categories Streams Minimum Score Total invitations issued

The Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams

SI – Skilled Worker 91

306

SI – International Graduate 78
SI – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 68
EEBC – Skilled Worker 91
EEBC – International Graduate 78

In second separate draw, total 52 invitations were issued to Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers (NOC 0621) & Restaurant and Food Service Managers (NOC 0631) with minimum provincial scores of 104.

B.C. has now issued over 10,000 invitations through various BC PNP streams so far in 2021.

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EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #208: October 27, 2021

EXPRESS ENTRY DRAW #208: October 27, 2021

888 PNP candidates received invitations to apply for Canada PR in new Express Entry Draw on October 27

Canada conducted third largest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)-specific Express Entry draw of the year on October 27, 2021.

Total 888 Express Entry candidates, who had previously received a nomination from an Express Entry-linked PNP, were invited to apply for Canadian permanent residency in this draw.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off threshold for this draw was 744 points. Immigration candidates, who obtain a nomination from an Express Entry-aligned PNP, automatically receive 600 points toward their overall CRS score.  This is the reason that CRS cut-off score for PNP-specific draws is usually high.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp used was October 7th at 16:38:21 UTC. This means the PNP candidates who had a CRS score of 744 or more and had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation to apply (ITA) in this round of invitations.

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is one of the most popular immigration pathways for skilled workers, international students and entrepreneur immigrants.

PNP enables participating Canadian provinces and territories to nominate a certain number of economic immigrants for Canadian permanent residence each year. A part of these nominations are known as ‘enhanced’ nominations that allow a province or territory to nominate candidates in the federal Express Entry system.

The additional 600 points directly increase applicants’ chances to receive an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a subsequent Express Entry draw.

So far in 2021, Canada only conducted PNP and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) specific draws as these candidates are highly likely to be in Canada already.

IRCC has now issued a total of 111,265 ITAs to PNP and CEC candidates so far this year.

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