Almost all the provinces of Canada hold Provincial Nominee Program draws. Skilled workers are invited through these draws so that they can meet the labor and economic needs of the province. In April 2022, the number of candidates invited through PNP draws is 2937 and 5 provinces have conducted 10 PNP draws to invite these candidates to migrate to Canada.
List of provinces that conducted PNP draws
The five provinces that conducted these draws are as follows:
- British Columbia
Complete details of PNP draws conducted in April 2022
The table below will show the details of the draw that were held in 2022.
|All PNP draws in April 2022
Total no. of candidates: 2937
Total draws: 10
|Sl. No||Date||Draw||No. of candidates|
|1||April 14, 2022||Alberta||250|
|2||April 5, 2022||British Columbia
|3||April 12, 2022||160|
April 19, 2022
|5||April 26, 2022||148|
|6||April 7, 2022||Manitoba||223|
|7||April 21, 2022||303|
|8||April 26, 2022||Ontario||1034|
|9||April 28, 2022||301|
|10||April 21, 2022||PEI||141|
Results of the draw of each province
Now we will look at the draws conducted by each province and their results.
Alberta Immigration Nominee Program has held only one draw in which 250 candidates were invited.
The draw was conducted on April 14, in which 250 candidates were invited. The CRS score for these candidates is 356.
The detail of the draw is available in the following table:
|AINP draws in April 2022
Total Draw: 1
Total Invitations: 250
|Invitation Dates||Number of Invitations issued||CRS score of lowest ranked candidate|
|April 14, 2022||250||356|
British Columbia conducted 4 draws in April 2022. Under Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC categories which include skilled workers and international graduates. The dates on which British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draws were held are 5, 12, 19, and 26.
The table below will show the details of all these draws.
|BC PNP draws in April 2022
Total Draws: 4
Total Invitations: 685
|Sl. No||Date||CRS Score||Invitations issued|
|1||April 5, 2022||70-125||198|
|2||April 12, 2022||70-87||160|
April 19, 2022
|4||April 26, 2022||65-85||148|
There are three streams under which Manitoba has invited 506 candidates. These streams include
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba
- Skilled Workers Overseas
- International Education Stream
Manitoba has held two Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program draw in April 2022. These two draws are as follows:
- EOI Draw #142: First draw was held on April 7, 2022 and issued 223 LAAs
- EOI Draw #144: Second draw was held on April 21, 2022 and issued 303 LAAs
The table below will show the full detail of these two draws.
|MPNP Draws in April 2022
Total Invitations: 506
|Draw||Date of Draw||Total LAAs sent||CRS Score|
|EOI Draw #142||April 7, 2022||223||683-739|
|EOI Draw #144||April 21, 2022||303||707-708|
Ontario has issued 1335 invitations through Ontario Immigration Nominee Program in April 2022. The streams under which the draws were held are as follows:
- Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream
- Employer Job Offer: International Student stream
- Masters Graduate stream
- Skilled Trades stream
|Ontario PNP draws in April 2022
Total Draws: 2
Total Invitations: 1335
|Date of round of invitations||NOIs / ITAs issued||CRS scores|
|April 26, 2022||1034||300-461|
|April 28, 2022||301||460-467|
Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island has held Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program draws for the past four months in 2022. All the draws were conducted without any delay. PEI has held only one draw in April in which 130 candidates were invited. The streams under which these candidates were invited are Labour Impact and Express Entry. The remaining 11 candidates were invited under the Business Impact stream.
|PEI PNP draws in April 2022
Total Draws 1
Total Invitations: 141
|Invitation Date||Invitations sent to Business Impact Category||Invitations sent to Express Entry and Labour Impact categories||Total invitations in draw|
|April 21, 2022||11||130||141|
Reasons to migrate to Canada through PNP draw
PNP is a program that can be used by those candidates who could not migrate to Canada through Express Entry System. When candidates are qualified for PNP, they get 600 points in the CRS automatically. There are two categories of Provincial Nominee Program, which are as follows:
In this type of PNP, Express Entry is used to invite the candidates.
This PNP operates independently. Express Entry System is not used in it.
Checking eligibility to migrate to Canada
If you are willing to migrate to Canada, you need to check your eligibility which can be done through Y-Axis Canada Immigration Points Calculator.
The factors on which the Canada Immigration Points calculator analyses the score are as follows:
- Language skills
- Employment in Canada
*Note: Candidates have to score a minimum of 67 points to migrate to Canada.
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