On January 31, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published a new update regarding the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). As of January 31, 2023, there were around 1,642 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 342 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In addition, on January 19 and January 23, 2023, Alberta held new rounds in the Alberta Express Entry Stream and issued 46 and 154 Notifications of Interest (NOI), respectively. In 2022, the province invited 2,449 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry. This year, Alberta invited 200 Express Entry candidates under the AAIP.