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PNP Weekly Updates for Canada PNP week ending 24 February 2023

Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this weekly PNP update for the week ending Feb 24, 2023, from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 25th Feb, 2023 
British Columbia 

February 22, 2023  

Total invitations issued – 246  

General draw including Tech occupations :  

Total invitations issued – 203 

Skilled Worker  

Minimum Score : 101 

Skilled Worker EEBC option  

Minimum Score : 101 

International Graduate  

Minimum Score : 103 

International Graduate – EEBC option  

Minimum Score : 103 

Entry Level & Semi – Skilled  

Minimum Score : 85 

Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants(NOC 42202) : Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)  

Total invitations – 18 

Minimum score – 60 

Targeted Healthcare: Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)  

Total invitations – 20 

Minimum score – 60 

Targeted draw : Other priority occupations ( NOCs 31103, 32104 ) 

Skilled Worker, International Graduate ( includes EEBC option )  

Total invitations – < 5 

Minimum score – 60 


Expression of Interest Draw # 169 

February 23, 2023 

Skilled Worker in Manitoba 

Occupation-specific selection 

Profiles declaring current employment in Manitoba in occupations with the highest-anticipated labour shortages, as identified in the most recent Manitoba Labour Market Outlook, were considered. 

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 207 
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 615 

The occupations under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 minor groups were considered in this draw: 

  • Transport and transit drivers (7330) 
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (6002) 
  • Nursing and allied health professionals (3130) 
  • Assisting occupations in education (4310) 
  • Secondary, elementary and kindergarten school teachers (4122) 
  • Hairstylists and estheticians (6321) 
  • Automotive service technicians (7241) 
  • Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services (4220) 
  • Retail salespersons and non-technical wholesale trade sales and account representatives (6410) 
  • Office support and court services occupations (1410) 

All occupations 

All profiles that were not selected in the occupation-specific selection were considered. 

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 298 
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 693 

International Education Stream 

Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements. 

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 51 

Skilled Worker Overseas 

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative. 

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 27 
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 721 

Of the 583 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 140 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code. 

Special Immigration Measure – Ukraine Draw # 11 

Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 13 

As part of the Manitoba government’s response to the situation in Ukraine and in line with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s special immigration measures for those affected, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will conduct regular EOI draws for individuals who meet all MPNP eligibility criteria and are affected by ongoing events in Ukraine. 

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