Highlights of British Columbia PNP
- On July 5, 2022, 133 Canada immigration candidates were offered a provincial nomination.
- The British Columbia PNP draws were held specifically for candidates in various targeted occupations.
- British Columbia is inviting more skilled foreign workers as it needs more workers for in-demand occupations.
On July 5, 2022, a British Columbia PNP draw was held, inviting 133 Canada immigration candidates. These eligible and able immigration candidates were invited to apply for a nomination from this province, opening them the opportunity for obtaining a Canada PR visa.
Here are the details of this BC PNP draw:
July 5, 2022
|100||Skilled Worker, International Graduate
(includes EEBC option)
|85||Targeted draw: Tech|
|21||Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||60||Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)|
|7||Skilled Worker, International Graduate, Entry Level and Semi-Skilled (includes EEBC option)||60||Targeted draw: Healthcare|
|<5||Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)||60||Targeted draw: Other priority occupations (NOC 3114, NOC 3213)|
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Updates on British Columbia labor market
There has been steady month-over-month growth in the province as per the Labor Force Survey. There was an addition of 5,100 jobs (0.2%) as of May 2022.
Since April 2022, there have been 26,500 individuals who entered full-time employment. Around 27,000 people (17.4%) came out of unemployment in British Columbia. This led to the unemployment rate coming down by 0.9% to reach 4.5%. This was also the lowest in 3 years.
Improvement was seen in all categories including a decrease of 67,400 (34.4%) in unemployment. However, there was a loss of 21,300 (3.6%) part-time jobs from June 2022. But in May 2022, there were 21,000 more part-time jobs than in the same month in 2021.
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The sharp decline in unemployment and rise in job vacancies indicate more labor shortages in the future.
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