B.C. invites 100 candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:34:59 +0000

British Columbia invited 100 total immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on October 20. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 80  invitations through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. Candidates were invited under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories. The minimum required […]

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British Columbia holds largest immigration draw of 2020

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 23:50:42 +0000

British Columbia issued 450 new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw that took place on September 29. This was the province’s largest draw of 2020, surpassing the over 430 invitations it issued in its September 1st draw. Today’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw saw invitations go to Skilled Worker and International […]

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B.C. invites 74 immigration candidates in new Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:36:15 +0000

British Columbia’s latest Tech Pilot draw invited 74 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on September 22. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot draw held today issued invitations to candidates under the Express Entry BC and Skills immigration categories. Selected candidates who were from the Skilled […]

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Latest B.C. Tech Pilot draw issues 57 invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 23:03:45 +0000

British Columbia held a new Tech Pilot draw on July 7 and issued 57 invitations. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Tech Pilot was launched in 2017 to assist employers in attracting potential immigrants in the Information Technology (IT) sector and to facilitate the immigration process for foreign tech workers and international students. The BC PNP […]

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British Columbia issues 276 invitations in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 22:46:28 +0000

British Columbia invited 276 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in a draw held June 16. Invitations went to Skilled Worker and International Graduate candidates in both the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. The Express Entry BC (EEBC) Category is for candidates with a valid profile […]

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May was a busy month for PNPs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 07:00:42 +0000

Canada’s provincial nominee programs (PNP) have been active over the past few weeks, with invitation rounds taking place in most Canadian provinces. Combined, the provinces have issued more than 2000 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence since the start of May. Many of these invitations were issued through so-called “enhanced” nomination […]

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B.C. PNP invites 92 tech workers; announces coronavirus policies

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 22:01:41 +0000

The British Columbia provincial government is adjusting its program operations to assist PNP candidates and employers who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) continues to answer inquiries, receive, and process applications, assess final reports, process post-nomination requests as well as hold regular draws through its Skills Immigration, Express […]

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B.C. holds weekly Tech Pilot draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:39:49 +0000

British Columbia invited 75 Skills Immigration and Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence through its Tech Pilot on April 29. The Tech Pilot issues invitations to eligible foreign tech workers with a valid job offer in one of 29 in-demand technology occupations in the province. Invitations went to Skilled Worker and International Graduate […]

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British Columbia nominated 2,350 Express Entry candidates in 2017


The province of British Columbia nominated 2,350 Express Entry candidates for Canadian permanent residence in 2017, with a notable boost in the number nominated through its EEBC — Skilled Worker category, a new report shows. The new provincial government report on the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) says nominations through its four Express […]

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Canada conducts largest Express Entry draw of 2018


The Government of Canada conducted its largest Express Entry draw of 2018 on Wednesday, June 13, issuing 3,750 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores of 451 or above. Prior to the 3,750 Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, issued in today’s all-program invitation round, the largest all-program draw from […]

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