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Canada PNP News & Updates this week- 13-03-2021

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 13, Mar 2021

visas default image Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) play a vital role in the immigration of skilled and talented people to various Canadian provinces and territories. The PNPs hold the draws or invitation rounds regularly to invite the skilled worker applicants and subsequently nominate them for Canadian Permanent Residency (PR).

Let us find out the key PNP News and updates this week.

Latest Manitoba PNP Draw

Manitoba, Canada opened the latest draw of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) on March 11, 2021 to issue 299 Letters of Advice (LAAs) to apply for a provincial nomination. The MPNP is one of the most active Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs).

Manitoba PNP open draws periodically to issue LAAs to key streams of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), i.e. Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Worker in Overseas streams. Read more

Saskatchewan PNP draw opened on March 11

Latest Expression of Interest (EOI) based draw of SINP (Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program) took place on March 11, 2021. In this SINP draw, Saskatchewan invited 248 candidates to apply for provincial nomination. Read more

The province issued the invitations to the following subcategories of Saskatchewan PNP:

  • ISW (International Skilled Worker) - Express Entry subcategory and
  • ISW- OID (Occupation in Demand) subcategory
Tech Pilot draw of British Columbia PNP

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) conducted the latest Tech Pilot draw on March 9, 2021. In this draw, British Columbia has issued 95 invitations to apply for provincial nomination under the Skilled Worker and International Education streams of British Columbia PNP. Let us find out more details about the draw. It is the third BC PNP draw this month and the second one for the Tech Pilot Program. Read more

Program Specific PNP draw for EE system

Express Entry opened the program-specific draw for Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates on March 8, 2021. The IRCC opened this program-specific EE draw for the candidates with a provincial nomination. The invited candidates already had 600 additional CRS points obtained through Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) nomination. Read more

Two BC PNP Draws opened on the same date.

Canadian province British Columbia opened two draws of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) on March 2, 2021, to invite 444 candidates to apply for provincial nomination.

It is the second time in 2021 British Columbia opened two draws on the same date. Previously, it conducted two regular categories BC PNP draws on February 16, 2021. Read more

The latest Ontario PNP Draw opened on March 3, 2021

Ontario, Canada, opened the second draw of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) in less than 48 hours. The province invited French-Speaking Express Entry candidates in this draw.

On March 3, 2021, this draw took place to invite candidates under OINP- Express Entry- French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream. Under this stream, Ontario invites the Express Entry candidates with proficiency in speaking the French language. Read more

Low CRS score requirement in the latest AINP draw

Alberta published the latest Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) draw that occurred on February 16, 2021. In this draw, the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score requirement to get the Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to apply for the provincial nomination was 352 points. It was the second AINP- Express Entry stream draw in February and overall fourth draw in 2021. Read more

OINP Draw on March 2, 2021

Ontario opened the draw for Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) on March 2, 2021. This draw was for the Ontario- Express Entry Human Capital Priorities (HCP) Stream. The province issued 754 Notifications of Interest (NOIs) to apply for a provincial nomination in this draw, focusing on some targeted occupations. Read more

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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