New Ontario Express Entry Draw Targets 18 Occupations With 773 Canada Immigration NOIs

New Ontario Express Entry Draw Targets 18 Occupations With 773 Canada Immigration NOIs
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Canada immigration news: Ontario has conducted a new Canada immigration draw through the province’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream, issuing 773 Notifications of Interest.

The February 22 Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program draw targeted 18 high-demand occupations with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score range of 455 to 600 points.

On the same day, Ontario also conducted a draw under its Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker stream, targeted at the Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP). The draw saw eight invitations issued.

The federal EMPP is designed to help skilled refugees immigrate to Canada through existing economic programs to support Canadian labour market needs.

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Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream Draw

Date issued

Number of invitations issued

Date profiles created

Score range


Feb 22, 2022


February 22, 2021 to April 29, 2021


Targeted draw – Priority Occupations

NOCs Target In Ontario Human Capital Priorities Draw 

  • 0114 Other administrative services managers
  • 0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers
  • 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers
  • 0125 Other business services managers
  • 0211 Engineering managers
  • 0311 Managers in health care
  • 0601 Corporate sales managers
  • 0631 Restaurant and food service managers
  • 0711 Construction managers
  • 0731 Managers in transportation
  • 0911 Manufacturing managers
  • 1121 Human resources professionals
  • 1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting
  • 2161 Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries
  • 3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • 3211 Medical laboratory technologists
  • 3231 Opticians
  • 3233 Licensed practical nurses

Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream Draw


ITAs Issued

Date Profiles Created

Score Range


February 22, 2022

8 (Economic Mobility Pathways Project)

October 22, 2021 – February 22, 2022


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Ontario Express Entry: Human Capital Priorities Stream

The OINP issues periodic Notifications of Interest (NOI) throughout the year.

This stream is designed for skilled workers who wish to live and work in Ontario, and who have proven skills and abilities to successfully establish themselves in the province.

To qualify under this stream, applicants must have:

  • Ongoing profile under the Federal Express Entry system and be qualified for either the FSWP or the CEC.
  • Hold minimum of 1-year of full time, or full-time equivalent work experience under NOC occupation level 0, A or B, in the past five years if applying under the FSWP or in the past three years if applying under CEC.
  • Hold the equivalent of a Canadian Bachelors degree or higher.
  • Show language proficiency of minimum CLB/NCLC level 7 in English or in French.
  • Intention to reside in the province of Ontario.
  • Residing with legal status in Canada, if applicable.
  • Proof of required settlement funds.
  • Minimum Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System score as determined by director under period draws.

Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream

To qualify under this stream, applicants must have:

  • A permanent and full-time job offer under NOC 0, A or B that meets the median wage levels for Ontario, and in a position that is necessary to the business;
    • For those already working in the position, the proposed wage must be equal or greater than the current wage being paid
  • Two cumulative years of relevant work experience in the previous five years before the date of application;
  • Relevant mandatory licensing in Ontario, if the position so requires;
  • Live abroad, or be working, studying or visiting Canada on a valid permit;
  • Intention to settle in Ontario.


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