British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues 185 Invitations

British Columbia PNP Draw: Province Issues 185 Invitations
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British Columbia has conducted a new draw through the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program, issuing 185 invitations.

A November 16 draw saw invitations issued in four different categories.

A general draw, which included tech occupations, saw 80 invitations issued through five BC PNP streams for skilled workers and international graduates. Minimum scores ranged from 94 to 116 points.

In a further targeted draw, 49 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international graduates scoring at least 60 points in a draw targeting Early Childhood Educators and Assistants under NOC 42202.

Construction workers, recently added as priority occupations for the BC PNP, received 27 invitations with a minimum score of 75.

A draw targeted at Healthcare workers saw 32 invitations issued to skilled workers and international graduates, also with a minimum score of 60 points.

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General Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description
28-11-23 Skilled Worker 114 80 General draw (includes tech occupations)
Skilled Worker – EEBC 114
International Graduate 116
International Graduate – EEBC 116
Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 94

Targeted Draw

Date Category Minimum Score Invitations Issued Description



Skilled Worker, International Graduate

60 49 Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators (NOC 42202)
75 27 Construction
60 29 Targeted draw: Healthcare


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