British Columbia, Alberta and Prince Edward Island invite candidates for provincial nomination

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British Columbia, Alberta and Prince Edward Island invite candidates for provincial nomination

British Columbia, Alberta, and Prince Edward Island have extended invitations to candidates through their respective Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs).

Obtaining a provincial nomination might be advantageous for those seeking permanent resident status. Immigration is a shared responsibility between the federal government and the provinces.

On the basis of variables such as job experience, education, language proficiency, and other human capital considerations, provinces select persons they believe can smoothly integrate into the provincial labour force.

The PNP is a significant tool utilised by both the federal and provincial governments to share the advantages of economic development across the country.

Canada’s province of British Columbia
British Columbia’s weekly BC PNP draw welcomed 169 total candidates.

145 individuals were invited in response to a targeted draw for IT jobs. This indicates that candidates were required to have a genuine job offer for a position that falls under a particular National Occupation Classification (NOC) code. These jobs are identified as priority vocations in British Columbia.

Candidates for the Tech draw participated in either the Skilled Worker or International Graduate streams. Those with Express Entry were also eligible. The minimum SIRS score required was 83.

The province also extended invites to individuals holding the following positions.

18 early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) with at least 60 points and 6 healthcare professionals from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate, including Express Entry category with at least 60 points.

Alberta

Alberta held a lottery for Fast Entry on February 16 and just recently released the results.

Ultimately, 100 individuals were invited to the draw, and the lowest acceptable CRS score was 357.

Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has allotted 9,750 nomination certificates to Alberta for 2023. (IRCC). There is a limit on the number of provincial nominations that can be issued by each province. Traditionally, provinces with greater populations, like as Ontario and Alberta, receive the largest amounts.

Province of Edward

On March 2, Prince Edward Island accepted 46 applicants for the Work and Express Entry stream of the PEI PNP. To present, PEI has received an Expression of Interest from 484 candidates for 2023.

The province admits more immigrants per capita than any other state in the nation. The Canadian Real Estate Association reports that international immigration added 2,035 persons to the population of Prince Edward Island in the third quarter of 2022. This represented a 71.3% rise over the same period in 2021 and a new quarterly record.