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Canada PNP Weekly Roundup: November 10, 2023

Published on: November 10th, 2023
Last updated: November 15th, 2023

The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) grant provinces and territories the authority to select individuals who can contribute to the enhancement of their local communities. This article outlines the results of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws conducted during the first week of November 2023.

The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) in Canada

Provincial Nominee Programs  (PNPs), allow provinces to establish their specific criteria for various immigration pathways. Except for Quebec and Nunavut, each province in Canada operates different nominee programs tailored to their unique needs. These programs often target international graduates, entrepreneurs, and professionals with experience in different occupations. The selection criteria can vary depending on factors such as labour market demands and demographic gaps within the province.

Immigration through Provincial Nominee Programs contributes significantly to Canada’s overall economic immigration numbers. In 2022, out of a quarter of a million economic immigrants targeted, approximately 83,500 spots were reserved for applicants applying through the Provincial Nominee Program.

How Do Provincial Nominee Programs Operate?

Numerous Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) conduct draws where they invite candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence nomination. Some PNPs require candidates to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) profile to be eligible for these draws. In contrast, certain programs directly invite candidates from the Express Entry pool, even if they haven’t formally applied for consideration.

 

The frequency and the quantity of invitations depend entirely on each of the provinces. These are the provinces that held draws this week:

British Columbia

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP), is a collection of immigration pathways enabling foreign nationals to become Canadian Permanent Residents in BC. The PNP is strategically designed to attract immigrants to work in industries that will benefit the province, with different profiles like: skilled workers, workers in sectors with labour shortages, entrepreneurs, and investors. The province operates several immigration streams divided into two categories:

 

Bitish Columbia held one draw this week on November 7,  for the Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) Stream:

Skills Immigration invitations by Draw Type

DateDraw typeMinimum scoreNumber of invitations
May 22, 2024Childcare935
May 22, 2024Construction939
May 22, 2024Healthcare10010
May 22, 2024Tech12250
May 22, 2024Veterinary care80<5
May 14, 2024Childcare909
May 14, 2024Construction939
May 14, 2024Healthcare10017
May 14, 2024Veterinary care80<5
May 7, 2024Childcare9011
May 7, 2024Construction9312
May 7, 2024Healthcare10012
May 7, 2024Tech12041
May 7, 2024Veterinary care80<5
April 30, 2024Childcare919
April 30, 2024Construction939
April 30, 2024Healthcare1009
April 30, 2024Veterinary care80<5
April 23, 2024Childcare9211
April 23, 2024Construction9511
April 23, 2024Healthcare10019
April 23, 2024Tech12045
April 23, 2024Veterinary care80<5
April 16, 2024Childcare9212
April 16, 2024Construction9710
April 16, 2024Healthcare9718
April 16, 2024Veterinary care80<5
April 9, 2024Childcare909
April 9, 2024Construction9513
April 9, 2024Healthcare9519
April 9, 2024Tech11646
April 9, 2024Veterinary care80<5
April 3, 2024Childcare9018
April 3, 2024Construction9510
April 3, 2024Healthcare9025
March 26, 2024Childcare8528
March 26, 2024Construction9021
March 26, 2024Healthcare8530
March 26, 2024Tech11447
March 26, 2024Veterinary care85<5
March 19, 2024Childcare8027
March 19, 2024Construction8521
March 19, 2024Healthcare8030
March 19, 2024Veterinary care80<5
March 12, 2024Childcare7554
March 12, 2024Construction8030
March 12, 2024Healthcare7538
March 12, 2024Tech11365
March 12, 2024Veterinary care75<5
March 5, 2024Childcare7032
March 5, 2024Construction8030
March 5, 2024Healthcare7039
March 5, 2024Veterinary care70<5
February 27, 2024Childcare6545
February 27, 2024Construction8012
February 27, 2024Healthcare6541
February 27, 2024Tech10890
February 27, 2024Veterinary care65<5
Februrary 21, 2024Childcare6070
Februrary 21, 2024Construction7532
Februrary 21, 2024Healthcare6041
Februrary 21, 2024Veterinary care60<5
February 13, 2024Childcare6054
February 13, 2024Construction7527
February 13, 2024Healthcare6041
February 13, 2024Tech10877
February 13, 2024Veterinary care60<5
Febrary 6, 2024Childcare6046
Febrary 6, 2024Construction7526
Febrary 6, 2024Healthcare6039
Febrary 6, 2024Veterinary care60<5
January 30, 2024Childcare6049
January 30, 2024Construction7529
January 30, 2024Healthcare6027
January 30, 2024Tech10389
January 30, 2024Veterinary care60<5
January 23, 2024Childcare6066
January 23, 2024Construction7534
January 23, 2024Healthcare6036
January 23, 2024Veterinary care60<5
January 16, 2024Childcare6053
January 16, 2024Construction7520
January 16, 2024Healthcare6029
January 16, 2024Tech10391
January 16, 2024Veterinary care60<5
January 10, 2024Childcare60113
January 10, 2024Construction7574
January 10, 2024Healthcare6075
January 10, 2024Veterinary care60<5
December 19, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6062
December 19, 2023Construction7532
December 19, 2023Healthcare6029
December 19, 2023Tech95107
December 12, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6061
December 12, 2023Construction7531
December 12, 2023Healthcare6027
December 12, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
December 5, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6046
December 5, 2023Construction7531
December 5, 2023Healthcare6024
December 5, 2023Tech9492
November 28, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6049
November 28, 2023Construction7527
November 28, 2023Healthcare6029
November 21, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6027
November 21, 2023Construction7524
November 21, 2023Healthcare6017
November 21, 2023Tech9493
November 16, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6059
November 16, 2023Construction7512
November 16, 2023Healthcare6032
November 16, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
November 7, 2023Tech94104
November 7, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6061
November 7, 2023Healthcare6025
October 31, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6048
October 31, 2023Healthcare6022
October 31, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
October 24, 2023Tech90101
October 24, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6034
October 24, 2023Healthcare6022
October 24, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
October 17, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6031
October 17, 2023Healthcare6017
October 17, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
October 11, 2023Tech90118
October 11, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6045
October 11, 2023Healthcare6017
October 11, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
October 4, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6051
October 4, 2023Healthcare6025
October 4, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
September 26, 2023Tech90127
September 26, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6049
September 26, 2023Healthcare6028
September 26, 2023Other priority occupations (NOCs 31003, 32104)60<5
September 19, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6051
September 19, 2023Healthcare6027
September 12, 2023vTech88133
September 12, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6036
September 12, 2023Healthcare6014
September 6, 2023Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)6043
September 6, 2023Healthcare6019

 

Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSPNP) regularly scans the IRCC’s Express Entry pool to identify potential candidates who meet the eligibility criteria for one of Nova Scotia’s Express Entry immigration streams. NSPNP then extends personal invitations to selected individuals from the Express Entry Pool, offering them the opportunity to live and work in Nova Scotia. To be eligible for application, candidates must have previously received a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration.

The latest Nova Scotia PNP draw for the Labour Market Priorities Stream was held on October 12, 2023, and invited applicants with experience in NOC 32101, Licensed Practical Nurses.

The criteria for the latest Nova Scotia PNP draw held on October 12, 2023, are as follows:

  • Have at least 1 year of work experience in NOC 32101, Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Possess a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer for full-time skilled work in Nova Scotia lasting at least one year.
  • Attain a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 7 or higher in English or French in all language abilities, as demonstrated by providing results from a language test approved by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.
  • Completed a program of two or more years at a university, college, trade or technical school, or other institute. Proof must include an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report issued by an organization designated by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada if the educational credential was obtained outside of Canada.
  • Apply no later than 11:59 p.m. on November 11, 2023.

 

For more information about Nova Scotia’s immigration options, please visit our Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSPNP) page.

 

 


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Previous PNP Draws

These are the most recent Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws conducted all over Canada in the past few weeks.

PNP Weekly RoundupDatesProvinces that Held Draws
May 24, 2024 May 20, 2024 - May 24, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
May 17, 2024 May 13, 2024 - May 17, 2024British Columbia
May 10, 2024 May 6, 2024 - May 10, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Quebec
May 03, 2024 April 29, 2024 - May 3, 2024Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
Prince Edward Island
April 24, 2024 April 22, 2024 - April 26, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
April 19, 2024 April 15, 2024 - April 19, 2024British Columbia
April 12, 2024 April 8, 2024 - April 12, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
April 5, 2024 April 1, 2024 - April 5, 2024Alberta
British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
March 29, 2024 March 25, 2024 - March 29, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Quebec
March 22, 2024 March 18, 2024 - March 22, 2024Alberta
British Columbia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
March 15, 2024 March 15, 2024 - March 15, 2024British Columbia
Ontario
Quebec
March 8, 2024 Marsh 4, 2024 - March 8, 2024British Columbia
Ontario
March 1, 2024 February 26, 2024 - March 1, 2024British Columbia
Quebec
February 23, 2024 February 19, 2024 - February 23, 2024British Columbia
February 16, 2024February 12, 2024 - February 16, 2024British Columbia
Alberta
Prince Edward Island
February 9, 2024February 5, 2024 - February 9, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
February 2, 2024January 29, 2024 - February 2, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Prince Edward Island
January 26, 2024January 22, 2024 - January 26, 2024British Columbia
Ontario
Manitoba
January 19, 2024January 15, 2024 - January 19, 2024British Columbia
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
January 12, 2024January 1, 2024 - January 12, 2024British Columbia
Manitoba
Ontario
December 22, 2023December 18, 2023 - December 22, 2023British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
December 15, 2023December 11, 2023 - December 15, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
December 8, 2023December 4, 2023 - December 8, 2023British Columbia
Ontario
December 1, 2023November 27, 2023 - December 1, 2023British Columbia
Ontario
November 24, 2023November 20, 2023 - November 24, 2023British Columbia
November 17, 2023November 13, 2023 - November 17, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
November 10, 2023November 6, 2023 - November 10, 2023British Columbia
Nova Scotia
November 3, 2023October 30, 2023 - November 3, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
October 27, 2023October 22, 2023 - October 27, 2023British Columbia
Quebec
October 20, 2023October 16, 2023 - October 20, 2023British Columbia
October 13, 2023October 9, 2023 - October 13, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
October 6, 2023October 2, 2023 - October 6, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
September 29, 2023September 25, 2023 - September 29, 2023Alberta
British Columbia
Prince Edward Island
September 22, 2023September 18, 2023 - September 22, 2023British Columbia
September 15, 2023September 11, 2023 - September 15, 2023British Columbia
Manitoba
Quebec
September 8, 2023September 4, 2023 - September 8, 2023British Columbia

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