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Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and Prince Edward Island Conducted Provincial Nomination Draws Last Week

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Last week, four provinces conducted Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws. Explore below for a comprehensive breakdown of the PNP outcomes.

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PNP Outcomes: July 29th – August 3rd

British Columbia

On August 1st, British Columbia’s Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) conducted dual provincial nominee draws.

For the Skilled Worker International Graduate category (with EEBC option), British Columbia organized focused draws for high-demand roles, extending:

  • 132 invitations to tech professionals with a minimum BC PNP score of 88.
  • 39 invitations to early childhood educators and assistants with a minimum BC PNP score of 60.
  • 23 invitations to healthcare practitioners with a minimum score of 60.
  • Plus, at least one invitation to candidates in other targeted vocations, with a score of 60 or higher.

Moreover, the BC PNP held a draw for Entrepreneur immigration applicants, issuing at least one invitation through the base Entrepreneur Immigration stream and another through the Regional Pilot stream.


The Ontario Provincial Nominee Program (OINP) conducted provincial draws across three distinct nomination streams:

The most extensive draw occurred within the Skilled Trades stream, with Ontario issuing 2,855 Notifications of Interest (NOIs)—akin to invitations to apply (ITAs)—to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores ranging from 250 to 516.

The province also extended invitations to 755 candidates scoring a minimum of 48 points and above under the Master’s Graduate stream. Furthermore, they invited 84 candidates with 39 points or more scores under the Ph.D. Graduate stream.


On August 1st, the Alberta Provincial Nominee Program (AAIP) granted invitations through two distinct streams.

Within the Priority Sector’s Agriculture occupation stream, the AAIP extended 32 NOIs to candidates scoring a minimum CRS score of 322.

Furthermore, the Dedicated Healthcare Pathway saw 11 NOIs sent to candidates achieving a minimum CRS score of 317.

Prince Edward Island

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) conducted a draw on August 3rd within the Labor & Express Entry stream. The PEI PNP granted 58 invitations to candidates in sectors such as Healthcare, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Construction, Hotel/Accommodation, and Agriculture. 

This draw did not state a specified minimum CRS score.

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