Latest PNP Canada Updates and Draws

By Ella Bergquist January 30, 2019 20 min. read
PNP Canada Updates and Draws

The Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs are a popular path for fast permanent residency in Canada. Here you will find all the updates and draws to the PNP Streams and Programs. There are currently eleven territories that participate in the Provincial Nominee Program. Each PNP has at least one immigration stream that is aligned with the federal Express Entry immigration selection system. The Express Entry stream of a PNP is the stream aligned with the federal express entry system. Under this stream, Canadian provinces are allowed to select the candidates from express entry pool and notify them to apply in their Provincial Nominee Program. All eleven territories have draws and updates that will be listed below. There are more than 80 PNP immigration streams so stay connected to this page to know the latest draws and updates of 2019 Provincial Nominee Programs.

Latest Canada PNP Draws and Updates 2019:

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 173 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP July 18 Draw .

 

The government is engaging with selected rural and small community stakeholders to assess interest in the proposed pilot and to gather information about existing community immigrant attraction and retention efforts. It plans to launch in 2020.

 

Ontario held its first Tech Pilot Draw on July 12, 2019. This draw offered 1623 invites to those with a cut off CRS score of 439. Tech draws are a new Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) opportunity that falls under the Human Capital Priorities Stream.  Find out more about the OINP July 12 Draw.

 

Applications to the Quebec Experience Program’s Graduates Stream are being suspended until Nov. 1, 2019, the Government of Quebec has announced. 

 

Newfoundland and Labrador PNP announced a new intake round for the International Entrepreneur stream of the NLPNP. Expressions of interest will be accepted from August 9 to 15, 2019.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 218 candidates including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP, with invitations issued across five categories.   Find out more about the BCPNP July 9 Draw.

 

Individuals who registered Expressions of Interest under the Entrepreneur Stream and have not been invited to apply are no longer eligible. Applications under the Entrepreneur Stream received in response to Invitations to Apply issued prior to July 8, 2019, will continue to be processed based on pre-July 8, 2019 Entrepreneur Stream criteria. Invitations to apply are valid for 90 days from their date of issuance.

 

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program introduced changes to many streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The most notable changes were to the Ontario Entrepreneur and Ontario In-Demand streams. They also announced that all candidates in the OINP Entrepreneur pool who had not yet been invited to apply have had their Expressions of Interest (EOIs) canceled.

 

The Alberta PNP has updated the remaining quotas for certain programs as well as its application processing times. AINP also revealed that a draw for Alberta Express Entry was conducted on June 21. Find out more about the AINP July 8 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 354 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP July 5 Draw .

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 45 ITAs to individuals under the Entrepreneur Stream, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP July 4 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 42 candidates including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, with invitations issued across four categories. Find out more about the BCPNP July 2 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 57 candidates including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BC PNP Tech Pilot, with invitations issued across four categories.   Find out more about the BCPNP June 25 Draw.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited 43 candidates to apply to the Entrepreneur stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Find out more about the NSNP June 24 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 479 ITAs to individuals under the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP June 20.

 

PEI invited 113 candidates including Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP. Find out more about the PEI PNP June 20 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 270 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP June 18 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 20 candidates to apply to the Base category of the BCPNP Entrepreneur Immigration Program. The program also offered 5 ITAs to those eligible in the Immigration Regional Pilot  Find out more about the BCPNP June 11 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 57 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP June 11 Draw.

 

New Brunswick announced on June 10, 2019 that they will be leading five days of information sessions in the Philippines in July to recruit new immigrants.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 209 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP June 7 Draw .

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 426 ITAs to individuals under the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP June 6 Draw.

 

On June 6, Alberta announced that there are currently over 1,025 applications in their Opportunity stream. Alberta said the applications are in the queue and the immigration staff are processing applications that were received before January 22, 2019.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 274 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP June 4 Draw.

 

The BCPNP announced that they will be extending the BCPNP Tech Pilot draw for another year to provide British Columbia tech employers with the ability to recruit from foreign countries.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) gave letters of Interest (LOI) to Express Entry candidates who have work experience in NOC 4214, Early childhood educators and assistants (ECEs). Find out more about the NSNP June 3 Draw.

 

The OINP invited 1072 Express Entry candidates to apply under Express Entry-aligned Human Capital Priorities stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP).  Find out more about the OINP May 31 Draw.

 

Nova Scotia has unveiled a new three-year pilot stream for immigration candidates with an eligible job offer in one of its targeted intermediate-skilled occupations. The NSNP added two occupations to the in-demand occupation list: NOC 3413 — Nurses aides, orderlies and patient service associate and NOC 7511 — Transport truck drivers.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 63 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP May 28 Draw.

 

PEI PNP made two changes to the Critical Workers Stream. The first change expanded the eligible age range to 18-59 years old. The second change helped make it easier for trucking sector workers living outside Canada to be invited to apply for the PEI PNP.

 

Alberta PNP released new data for their Express Entry stream, showing that 197 invitations were issued under this stream in a May 15 draw; candidates with CRS scores as low as 301 have been invited.

 

Immigration authorities in British Columbia have added to the list of participating communities for the recently-launched BC PNP Entrepreneur Regional Pilot, with more than 40 communities now approved.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 196 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP May 23 Draw .

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 325 ITAs to individuals under the Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP May 22 Draw.

 

The OINP invited 360 Express Entry candidates to apply underExpress Entry-aligned French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream of Ontario’s PNP.  Find out more about the OINP May 22 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 234 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP May 21 Draw.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited 27 candidates to apply to the Entrepreneur stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Find out more about the NSNP May 17 Draw.

 

PEI invited 90 candidates including Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP. Find out more about the PEI PNP May 16 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 77 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP May 14 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 170 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP May 9 Draw .

 

Alberta Government announced that its Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) nomination allocation for 2019 is 6,000 nominations, up from 5,600 last year. As of May 8, 1,783 nominations have been issued so far this year. Approximately 2,100 applications await assessment for eligibility. In addition, fresh Alberta Express Entry data shows that more than 3,000 invitations have been issued under this stream through 14 draws that have taken place so far this year; candidates with CRS scores as low as 300 have been invited.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 187 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP May 7 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 43 ITAs to individuals under the Entrepreneur Stream, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP May 2 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 202 ITAs to individuals under the Express Entry and In-Demand Occupations Stream, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP May 1 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 64 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP April 30 Draw.

 

The Ontario PNP reopened the OINP Masters Graduate stream for 667 new registrations. Those spots were filled quickly, and the stream is no longer accepting registrations at this time.

 

The Ontario PNP has paused intake to both the Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream and Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream as of April 26. No new applications can be submitted as of this date.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 299 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, International Education Stream, and the Skilled Workers Overseas. Find out more about the MPNP April 25 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 157 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP April 23 Draw.

 

PEI invited 130 Business Impact Work Permit, Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP, there were an additional 17 candidates invited as well. Find out more about the PEI PNP April 18 Draw.

 

Saskatchewan PNP invited 334 candidates to apply to its International Skilled Worker sub-categories: Express Entry (114 candidates) and Occupations In-Demand (220 candidates).  Find out more about the SINP April 17 Update.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 71 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP April 16 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 401 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. Find out more about the MPNP March 28 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 142 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP April 9 Draw.

 

The OINP invited 22 Entrepreneur candidates to apply under Ontario Entrepreneur Stream of Ontario’s PNP.  Find out more about the OINP April 5 Draw.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited 27 candidates to apply to the Entrepreneur stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Find out more about the NSNP April 4 Draw.

 

Saskatchewan updated its eligible occupations list for the SINP Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories. 13 professions were added to the list. Find out more about the SINP April 4 Update.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 26 candidates to apply to the BCNP through a Tech pilot draw. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP April 2 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 595 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. Find out more about the MPNP March 28 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 242 candidates to apply to the BCNP. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP March 26 Draw.

 

PEI invited 131 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates to apply for provincial nomination under the PEI PNP, there were an additional 19 candidates invited as well. Find out more about the PEI PNP March 21 Draw.

 

The OINP invited 361 Express Entry candidates to apply under the Express Entry-aligned Skilled Trades stream of Ontario’s PNP.  Find out more about the OINP March 21 Draw.

 

Awaiting results of March 20, 2019 Draw for those who qualified under the Express Entry Labour Market Priorities of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Find out more about the NSNP March 20 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 37 candidates to apply to the BCNP through a Tech pilot draw. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP March 19 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 337 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. Find out more about the MPNP March 14 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 35 candidates to apply to the BCNP through a Tech pilot draw. This draw gave invitations across four different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP March 12 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 39 ITAs to individuals under the Entrepreneur stream, to apply for provincial nomination under the SINP. Find out more about the SINP March 7 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 137 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the SPNP. Find out more about the SINP March 6 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 346 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 346 invitations were issued across four categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP March 5 Draw.

 

Ontario reopened the Masters Graduate stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) for 1,000 new registrations. Within three hours the stream closed again due to ‘technical issues’. Find out more about the OINP March 5 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 403 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, Skilled Workers Overseas stream, and the International Education stream. Find out more about the MPNP March 1 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 19 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 19 invitations were issued across one category in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP February 26 Draw

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 83 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the SPNP. Find out more about the SPNP February 27 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 36 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 36 invitations were issued across four categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP February 26 Draw

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 338 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. Find out more about the MPNP February 22 Draw .

 

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) invited 170 Entrepreneur candidates to apply to the PEI PNP. Find out more about the PEI PNP February 21 Draw.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited 22 candidates to apply to the Entrepreneur stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program. Find out more about the NSNP February 19 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 28 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 28 invitations were issued across four categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP February 19 Draw

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The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 444 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, Skilled Workers Overseas stream, and the International Education stream. Find out more about the MPNP February 15 Draw .

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 309 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 309 invitations were issued across five categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP February 12 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program invited 61 Express Entry candidates invited under the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Find out more about the OINP February 7 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 32 ITAs to individuals to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 32 invitations were issued across four categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP February 5 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program invited 29 Express Entry candidates invited under the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Find out more about the OINP February 1 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 456 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, Skilled Workers Overseas stream, and the International Education stream. Find out more about the MPNP January 31 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 356 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 356 invitations were issued across five categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP January 30 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program invited 371 Express Entry candidates to apply. There were an additional 28 Express Entry candidates invited under the French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Find out more about the OINP January 24 Draw.

 

The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited 300 candidates who had a NOC 1111 occupation (financial auditors or accountants) to apply to the NSNP. Find out more about the NSNP January 24 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Nominee Program (BCNP) invited 45 candidates to apply to the BCNP through a Tech pilot draw. This draw gave invitations across five different categories under the BCNP with varied minimum scores. Find out more about the BCPNP January 23 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) invited 33 Express Entry candidates to apply to the OINP under the French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Ontario also invited 15 candidates under the Entrepreneur stream. Find out more about the OINP January 17 Draw.

 

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 626 candidates to apply to the MPNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream, Skilled Workers Overseas stream, and the International Education stream. Find out more about the MPNP January 17 Draw.

 

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) invited 61 Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates to apply to the PEI PNP. They also invited an additional 30 business candidates to apply as well. Find out more about the PEI PNP January 17 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered a total of 596 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the SPNP. There were 362 candidates for Express Entry and 234 candidates for the Occupations In-Demand stream. Find out more about the SPNP January 16 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 316 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. The 316 invitations were issued across five categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP January 16 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program offered 1,493 candidates ITAs to apply under the Human Capital Priorities stream of the OINP. The 1,493 candidates must have a job offer in Ontario. Find out more about the OINP January 14 Draw.

 

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program invited 38 Express Entry candidates to apply to the OINP under the French-Speaking Skilled Worker stream. Candidates in this stream must have a French language proficiency equivalent to a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 7 or higher. Find out more about the OINP January 11 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 35 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP Tech Pilot Draw. The 35 invitations were issued across four categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP January 9 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program offered 90 Invitations to Apply to individuals from the Entrepreneur Expression of Interest (EOI) pool. The average EOI score was 120, the highest EOI score was 150, and the lowest EOI score was 115. Find out more about the SPNP January 3 Draw.

 

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program offered 151 ITAs to individuals, including Express Entry candidates, to apply for provincial nomination under the BCPNP. This draw was the first draw for British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program in 2019. The 151 invitations were issued across five categories in the BCPNP. Find out more about the BCPNP January 2 Draw.

 

The Saskatchewan Provincial Nominee Program had a draw on January 2 which was the first draw of 2019. This draw maxed out the applications accepted for several categories including International Skilled Workers, Saskatchewan Experiences, and Entrepreneur/Farm Streams. Find out more about the SPNP January 2 Draw.

 

 

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP)

 

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP)

 

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

 

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program (NLPNP)

 

New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)

 

Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSPNP)

 

Northwest Territories Nominee Program (NTNP)

 

Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

 

Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP)

 

Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)

 

Yukon Nominee Program (YNP)