British Columbia invites 169 candidates in BC PNP targeted Draws on 28 Feb

by Rajneesh Kumar Published on 01/Mar/2023

On February 28, 2023, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted targeted draws aimed at attracting highly skilled workers to the province. In this draw, the BC issued 169 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to candidates under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories (including the EEBC option).

Occupations targeted in 28 Feb BC PNP draw

In the new-targeted draws, BC focused on applicants with experience in three key high demand occupations: 

  • Technology,
  • Healthcare, and
  • Childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)

BC PNP draw Result- 28 February 2023

Date

Number of 
Invitations

Stream

Minimum
Score

Description


February 28, 2023

145

Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)

83

Targeted draw: Tech





February 28, 2023

18

Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)

60

Targeted draw: Childcare: Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 42202)

6

Skilled Worker, International Graduate (includes EEBC option)

60

Targeted draw: Healthcare

Total

169

     


By targeting skilled workers in above-mentioned sectors, the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (
BC PNP) aims to address critical labour shortages and support the province's economic growth.

Entrepreneur Immigration BC PNP


Along with the targeted draws on 28 February, the BC PNP also held separate draws for entrepreneurs interested in immigrating to the province. Take a look:

Date

Number of
Invitations

Stream

Minimum Score


February 28, 2023


<5

Regional Pilot

112


7

Base

116


In Entrepreneur stream draw, the BC invited a small number of candidates, i.e. less than five for the
Regional Pilot and 7 for the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Immigration stream. 

This draw shows BC’s commitment to support innovative and entrepreneurial candidates who can contribute to province’s economic growth and create new job prospects for the locals.

Largely, the recent targeted draws for skilled workers and the ITAs for Entrepreneur Immigration applicants show British Columbia's commitment to constructing a wide-ranging and innovative economy that can contest at international level.

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