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Canadian PNPs continue to invite Immigration Applicants through Regular PNP Draws

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 11, May 2020

visas default image The Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) of Canada continues to hold periodic PNP draws and invite the eligible candidates to apply for provincial nomination. This is incredible to see especially when we look at the disruption being caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Express Entry System of Canada is also active and inviting candidates through its periodic draws. However, the active participation of PNPs stands out as they invite the candidates with low point score as well. Let's take a look at most active Provincial nominee programs this year.

Most Active Canada PNPs in 2020

A few of the provincial programs are not only holding frequent invitation rounds, but also issuing significant number of invitations. Let's take a look at the most active PNPs in last few months.

Alberta PNP

The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) offers the best pathway to get Canadian PR, as it nominates the candidates with relatively low CRS point score as well. The AINP has invited candidates with CRS score as low as just 300 points.

The AINP- Express Entry Stream has been most active stream this year. The EE stream of the Alberta PNP has invited total 1,207 candidates this year in 8 different draws.
Also read- Key Canadian PNP programs, process and requirements
Key PNP Invitations issued till date in 2020

Ontario PNP

This is also the most in demand provincial nominee programs in Canada. It issues regular NOIs (Notifications of Interest) to selected candidates. Here are the details of the OINP draw invitations issued this year:
  • 1,440 candidates invited under Human Capital Priorities Stream;
  • 549 applicants got invitations via French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream
  • 190 invitations issued to the candidates under the Skilled Trades Stream.
The OINP has issued 2,179 invitations so far via its draws opened for different streams. Hence, if you are thinking of immigration to Canada this year, OINP is the obvious choice to consider.

Saskatchewan PNP

Saskatchewan's EOI based system for its Express Entry and OID subcategory offers crucial pathway for obtaining nomination and subsequently getting considered for permanent residency in Canada. Saskatchewan has issued total 1969 invitations under its express entry and OID subcategories in its regular SINP draws.

Manitoba PNP

Manitoba has also been the most consistent provincial nominee program this year in terms of holding regular draws and inviting the candidates under its skilled worker and international graduate streams.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has issued total 1,931 letters of advice this year through different MPNP draws.

Nova Scotia PNP

The Labour Market priorities stream and Nova Scotia Demand- Express Entry category B are the most popular streams of Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP). The NSNP has recently held its draw to invite French Speaking Skilled Worker Stream.

As you can see, the PNP is the most active and easiest pathways to apply Canadian PR even during the lockdown period. Hence, if you wish to apply in the most appropriate Provincial nominee programs this year to immigrate to Canada, you may contact Visas Avenue for trusted assistance.

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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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