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Posted on August 24 2022

A BC PNP draw opens way for 220 candidates to move to British Columbia

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights of BC PNP draw held on August 23, 2022

  • A BC PNP draw was conducted on August 23, 2022.
  • 220 Canada immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination.
  • Immigration candidates in various industrial sectors including tech were invited.
  • There’s a huge demand for skilled professionals in key industrial sectors of British Columbia.

In the string of provincial immigration draws conducted by British Columbia, the latest was conducted on August 23, 2022. In this BC PNP draw, 220 Canada immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence in Canada.

Here are the details of the draw:

Date of Draw No. of Invitations Category Min. Score Details
August 23, 2022
Skilled Worker 101
Targeted draw: Regional (Include tech occupations)
Skilled Worker - EEBC option 106
International Graduate 87
International Graduate - EEBC option 91
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 75
5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Regional, Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)
5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Regional, Healthcare
5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Regional, other priority occupations (NOC 3114, NOC 3213)

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The job scene in British Columbia

Tech and healthcare jobs have so much demand for skilled foreign workers in British Columbia. Here are some of the tech jobs that are in high demand in British Columbia:

Occupation Approx. Median Salary in CAD Requirements
Information Systems Analysts and Consultants 74,000 You must research and implement the latest tech upgrades. You must have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a diploma in a similar tech program.
Computer Programmers and Interactive Media Developers 72,000 You must have creativity, team-working, and problem-solving abilities. You must ideally have a degree in Computer Science.
Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, and Technical Sales Professionals 40,000 – 65,000 Adaptability is a key ability you must possess. You must have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, economics, business, or accounting.
Graphic Designers and Illustrators 70,000 Creativity, observation, and an ability to understand and contribute to the visual aspects of a brand are essential. It’s best to have a bachelor’s degree and/or a certificate in graphic designing, as well as an impactful portfolio. Have knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Also read...

Entrepreneurs are welcome to Canada via BC PNP with resumed EI stream

Immigrant Investors in Canada spend over $21 million to create jobs in British Columbia

British Columbia is among the top 4 Canadian provinces recommended for immigration. The reasons include:

  • Beautiful natural landscape
  • A thriving art scene (giving great opportunities for digital creators too)
  • A diverse economy mostly contributed to by service industries
  • Low unemployment rates (4.8% in 2022 while the total provincial unemployment rate stood at 5.3%)
  • High-paying jobs
  • Vancouver, a popular city in BC is a major commercial hub too

If you are willing to migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the leading immigration and career consultant in the UAE.

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