Applicants were invited to apply under the BC PNP through general and targeted draws for in-demand occupations and professions, including Express Entry BC. Candidates were chosen from the following categories:
EEBC Skilled Worker
EEBC International Graduate
There were separate Targeted Draws for the applicants under the BC PNP Tech, Childcare, Healthcare and Other Priority Occupations.
A total of 243 applicants were invited under the Targeted Tech Draw, 18 under the Targeted Childcare Draw, and 18 under the Healthcare Draw. Applicants with the other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104) have also received less than five invitations.
In 2023, British Columbia issued 1,122 invitations under the British Columbia PNP streams.
British Columbia has specific immigration programs that open the door to Canadian permanent residence for highly skilled foreign workers worldwide. These applicants often fit into the BC PNP Skills Immigration Stream. The following programmes fall under this stream:
To find candidates qualified for one of the Express Entry BC Streams, the province of British Columbia examines the IRCC’s Express Entry pool. The province regularly chooses and welcomes foreign workers, students, and businesspeople through Express Entry BC Stream to improve economic immigration goals and fulfill labour market demands. Candidates can earn an additional 600 CRS points by participating in the EEBC stream.
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