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Posted on September 01 2022

BC PNP draw update: 270 invitations sent to immigration candidates

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

News highlights

  • A BC PNP draw was conducted on August 30, 2022.
  • 270 Canada immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR.
  • International graduates, skilled workers, and entrepreneurs were invited to apply for provincial nomination.

On August 30, 2022, a BC PNP draw was conducted in which 270 Canada immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination. These candidates were those who prefer to settle in British Columbia after immigrating to Canada.

Here are the details of the draw:

Skills Immigration invitations

Date No. of Invitations Category Min. Score Description
Aug 30, 2022
207 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (Includes EEBC option) 95 Targeted draw: Tech
29 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (Includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)
13 Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (Includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Healthcare (Unless listed below)
5 Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 60 Targeted draw: Healthcare: Health care assistants (NOC 3413)
5 Skilled Worker, International Graduate (Includes EEBC option) 60 Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOC 3114, NOC 3213)

Entrepreneur Immigration invitations

Date Stream Score No. of Invitations
August 30, 2022
Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot 129 5
Entrepreneur Immigration - Base 116 6

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The significance of British Columbia to Canada

The significance of British Columbia on an economic and social level is even more pronounced than you may have imagined. This Canadian province is a major attraction for knowledgeable immigrants who realize that the province has great benefits to offer.

It’s interesting to note that more than 85% of the population in the province lives in the cities. Hence, the province supports immigrants really well, who arrive expecting a metropolitan environment where they can all easily thrive.

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The unemployment rate in the province is 4.7% as per July 2022 reports. As per Statistics Canada data, this province realized a net migration of 100,797 individuals in 2021. The major reason identified for the high number of immigrants is that the province believes in investing in skilled people. BC is also ensuring that it remains a place where immigrants and their families stay safe and enjoy a secure and promising future.

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What attracts immigrants to British Columbia?

Safety and Security

British Columbia features efficient municipal public services that take care of city infrastructure and maintains recreational facilities that include parks and community centers. The provincial government manages education, healthcare, and highways.

Highly recommended place to live and work

The Economist Intelligence Unit ranks the city of Vancouver among the world’s most liveable cities. Six of Canada’s top 20 most livable cities are present in British Columbia. What these studies prove is that British Columbia has the best o offer in stability, culture, health care, education, environment, and infrastructure.

Diversity is a distinct feature of BC

The province has a rich mix of people, languages, cultures, and communities that create a lively cultural experience in the worlds of entertainment, art, and cuisine. The province also features a rich collection of commercial ventures.

High-quality education and healthcare

British Columbia gives priority to education and healthcare. The position of British Columbia in terms of education, life expectancy, and skills is quite high compared to other Canadian provinces.

BC has a rich natural environment

With so many rich natural features in the province, there’s great scope for activities like hiking, biking, walking, swimming, climbing, golfing, and much more. There are spectacular beaches and mountains that have easily accessible resorts. There are adventures you can plan in the unique wilderness of the province.

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