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Posted on April 30 2022

Canada PNP round-up April 2022

By Editor
Updated October 27 2023

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:

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • Ontario
  • PEI

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   198
3 April 12, 2022 160
4   April 19, 2022 179
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
Total 2937


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

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
3   April 19, 2022 70-110 179
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:

Enhanced PNPs

In this type of PNP, Express Entry is used to invite the candidates.

Base PNPs

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
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Age
  • Employment in Canada
  • Adaptability

*Note: Candidates have to score a minimum of 67 points to migrate to Canada.

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