First PNP draw of 2024
In the first PNP draw of 2024, candidates were extended invitations by three Canadian provinces. Ontario, British Columbia, and Manitoba collectively invited over 5000 candidates through various streams. Read the full article and get comprehensive details on the first PNP draw of 2024.
PNP results from January 1-12
This week, Ontario conducted two draws as part of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. Specifically, on January 9, the province held dual targeted draws for applicants in the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream. The first draw focused on 821 individuals in healthcare and tech occupations, requiring a minimum score of 40 or above.
Simultaneously, another draw in the same stream invited 630 candidates in skilled trades occupations, with a minimum score of 33 or higher.
On January 11, an additional draw took place, welcoming 2,552 candidates from the Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream. These candidates, already included in the federal Express Entry application pool, needed to have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score ranging between 350-424.
On January 10, British Columbia conducted five draws, inviting a total of over 372 candidates across three streams of the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The most significant draw included a general invitation to 110 candidates from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry-Level, and Semi-Skilled Worker streams. Skilled Workers and International Graduates needed to achieve a minimum score of 120, while Entry-Level and Semi-Skilled Workers were required to have a score of at least 100.
The remaining four draws were targeted specifically at Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates in particular occupations. This comprised 74 candidates in construction occupations with a minimum score of 75. For the other three draws, all candidates were obliged to reach a minimum score of 60, resulting in invitations for:
113 candidates in childcare occupations
75 candidates in healthcare occupations
A quantity less than candidates in veterinary care occupations.
On January 11, Manitoba carried out four distinct draws as part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), extending invitations to a total of 431 candidates from three streams. Among these draws, two were exclusively allocated to Skilled Workers in Manitoba. In the initial draw, encompassing all eligible profiles, 166 candidates with a minimum score of 607 received invitations. The second draw, tailored for 168 Skilled Workers in Manitoba with close relatives in the province who are either Canadian citizens or permanent residents residing for at least one year, necessitated candidates to attain a minimum score of 607 for consideration.
The remaining two draws focused on 58 candidates from the International Education Stream and 31 Skilled Workers Overseas candidates, both requiring a minimum score of 639.
Provincial Nominee Program 2024 Expectations
The Immigration Levels Plan for Canada from 2024 to 2026 articulates a commitment to admit 110,000 new permanent residents through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in 2024. This commitment underscores the collaborative partnership between federal and provincial governments. Annually, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) allocate a specific number of nominations to provinces, taking into account factors such as existing population, infrastructure, labor force needs, and the availability of settlement services.
Provincial Nominee Program
The Provincial Nominee Program, or PNP, serves as a viable pathway to attain Canadian permanent residency. Within each PNP, there exists a stream aligned with the Express Entry System, termed ‘Enhanced Nominations.’ The distinctive advantage of enhanced PNP lies in the bestowment of an additional CRS score of 600 points, ensuring a guaranteed path to Permanent Residency through the Express Entry system. Additionally, another stream under the PNP is referred to as the ‘base stream.’ In this context, applicants can directly apply to a PNP stream, and upon securing a provincial nomination, the federal government undertakes the processing of their permanent residence application.
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