British Columbia immigration has targeted 29 IT occupations by issuing 81 invitations to skilled workers and international graduates in a new BC PNP Tech Pilot draw.
The January 26 draw featured invitations through four streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program.
Minimum scores were 80 for all four streams. The featured streams were:
- SI – Skilled Worker
- SI – International Graduate
- EEBC – Skilled Worker
- EEBC – International Graduate
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|Date||Category||Minimum Score||Invitations Issued|
|26-Jan-21||SI – Skilled Worker||80||Total: 81|
|SI – International Graduate||80|
|EEBC – Skilled Worker||80|
|EEBC – International Graduate||80|
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The BC PNP Tech Pilot currently expires in 2021 after its initial launch in 2017. It has a list of 29 target occupations with relaxed duration requirements.
BC PNP draws aimed specifically at technology workers started in May 2017. The province has a thriving technology industry with some big names of the tech world basing themselves in Canada’s westernmost province.