Five Canadian Provinces Sent PNP Invitations to Skilled Immigrants

Attracting skilled immigrants is crucial for the economic growth and development of provinces in Canada. To meet their specific labor market needs, five provinces – Ontario, British Columbia (BC), Quebec, Alberta, and Prince Edward Island (PEI) – have recently issued invitations through their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). These programs allow provinces and territories to select candidates who can contribute to their local economies. Let’s delve into the details of each province’s recent immigration draws:


OINP Draws (March 16 – March 22):

  • Masters Graduates Stream (March 19): 1,370 invitations issued with a score of 52 and above.
  • PhD Graduates Stream (March 19): 104 invitations issued with a score of 42 or more.
  • Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream (March 21): 2,281 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) issued to candidates with specific tech occupations and CRS score ranging from 468 to 480.

British Columbia

BCPNP Draws (March 19):

  • Total Invitations: 88
  • Streams Considered: Skilled Worker, Skilled Worker – EEBC option, International Graduate, International Graduate – EEBC option, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled.
  • Minimum Score: 125 for most streams, except for Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (98).


RSWP Draw (March 7, 2024):

  • Invitations Issued: 1,136
  • Criteria: Level 7 oral proficiency in French, valid job offer outside Montreal, and a score of 603 points or higher.


AAIP Draw (February 20 and March 5):

  • February 20: 33 NOIs issued to candidates with a minimum CRS score of 311.
  • March 5: 34 NOIs issued to candidates with a minimum CRS score of 303.

Prince Edward Island

PEI PNP Draw (March 21):

  • Invitations Issued: 83
  • Employment Sectors: Healthcare, manufacturing, and construction.

Each province has its unique requirements and priorities, aiming to attract skilled workers who can contribute to their communities. As the provinces continue to issue invitations, candidates should regularly check the respective PNP websites for updates and ensure they meet the eligibility criteria before applying. If you are considering Canadian immigration, understanding the provincial nomination process and requirements is key to a successful application.

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