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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) overview for August 2022

Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this Monthly PNP selection Snapshot for the month of August 2022, from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 3rd of August, 2022.

This year, 2022, Canada’s PNP programs have done very well considering it is the 8th month of the year. The provinces picked over 4006 people for possible PNP programs in a month. The PNP program offers Provinces the choice of selecting their own residents. Most funded services for citizens are offered by Provinces to their residents like Health Care and Education.

OINP 31 16 & 30 August 2022
BC 1056 03, 10, 16, 23 & 30 August 2022
Manitoba 698 11 & 26 August 2022
PEI 121 18 August 2022
SINP 2042 11, 18 & 25 August 2022
Quebec 58 09 August 2022
On August 16, 2022 the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) issued 30 invitations to apply under the Entrepreneur Stream. Expressions of interest received and scored by August 8, 2022 were eligible for consideration for this round. Invitations to apply were issued for expressions of interest that received a score of between 138 and 160.
Also on August 30, 2022 OINP issued one targeted invitation to apply to a potential candidate who may qualify for the federal Economic Mobility Pathways Project under the Foreign Worker stream.

British Columbia:
Through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, the province invites the top-scoring provincial candidates on a weekly basis. Invited candidates may apply to Express Entry British Columbia, Skills Immigration, Tech stream, Early childhood educators (NOC 4214) and Health care assistants (NOC 3413). Also invitations were sent to candidates under Entrepreneur Immigration- Regional Pilot These programs are some of the most active in the country.

Manitoba issues invitations regularly through the following three streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream. The province held a draw on August 11 & 26 issuing a total of 698 Letters of Advice to Apply. Out of which 165 letterswere sent to candidates who had a valid Express Entry profile and 91 invitations were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative under Skilled Workers Overseas Category

Prince Edward Island:
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) draws are prescheduled and held once a month. This year’s schedule was released by the province on January 1. The PEI PNP draw for August was held on August 18 and invited 117 candidates from the Labour Impact and Express Entry streams and 4 from the Business Impact stream.

On August 11, 18 & 25, 2022, Saskatchewan held a draw inviting a total of 2042 candidates. The invitation was issued to 1144 candidates under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) Express Entry and 898 candidates through Occupations In-Demand.

The Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration invited 58 persons to apply for permanent selection. The Date and time of extraction from the Arrima bank was August 9, 2022 at 6:30 a.m.
These invitations were addressed to the persons meeting the following criterion:
They held a valid job offer outside the territory of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal.

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