Alberta updated the information in the inventory of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). As of December 7, 2021, the province issued 6,094 nomination certificates. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provided 6,250 nomination certificates to Alberta for 2021 which means there are still 156 nomination certificates to be issued this year. Currently, there are around 400 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 825 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. In 2021, AINP already invited 6,458 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in the Alberta Express Entry.