PNP Weekly Updates for Canada PNP week ending 24 February 2023

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Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this weekly PNP update for the week ending Feb 24, 2023, from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 25th Feb, 2023 British Columbia

February 22, 2023 

Total invitations issued – 246 

General draw including Tech occupations : 

Total invitations issued – 203

Skilled Worker

Minimum Score : 101

Skilled Worker EEBC option

Minimum Score : 101

International Graduate

Minimum Score : 103

International Graduate – EEBC option

Minimum Score : 103

Entry Level & Semi – Skilled

Minimum Score : 85

Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants(NOC 42202) : Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)

Total invitations – 18

Minimum score – 60

Targeted Healthcare: Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)

Total invitations – 20

Minimum score – 60

Targeted draw : Other priority occupations ( NOCs 31103, 32104 )

Skilled Worker, International Graduate ( includes EEBC option )

Total invitations – < 5

Minimum score – 60


Expression of Interest Draw # 169

February 23, 2023

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Occupation-specific selection

Profiles declaring current employment in Manitoba in occupations with the highest-anticipated labour shortages, as identified in the most recent Manitoba Labour Market Outlook, were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 207
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 615

The occupations under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 minor groups were considered in this draw:

  • Transport and transit drivers (7330)
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (6002)
  • Nursing and allied health professionals (3130)
  • Assisting occupations in education (4310)
  • Secondary, elementary and kindergarten school teachers (4122)
  • Hairstylists and estheticians (6321)
  • Automotive service technicians (7241)
  • Paraprofessional occupations in legal, social, community and education services (4220)
  • Retail salespersons and non-technical wholesale trade sales and account representatives (6410)
  • Office support and court services occupations (1410)

All occupations

All profiles that were not selected in the occupation-specific selection were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 298
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 693

International Education Stream

Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 51

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 27
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 721

Of the 583 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 140 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

Special Immigration Measure – Ukraine Draw # 11

Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 13

As part of the Manitoba government’s response to the situation in Ukraine and in line with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s special immigration measures for those affected, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will conduct regular EOI draws for individuals who meet all MPNP eligibility criteria and are affected by ongoing events in Ukraine.

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