On April 20, 2021, British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has issued new invitations for candidates in the Tech Pilot. In this round, 90 qualified registrants in the 29 key technology occupations of the BC PNP Tech Pilot received invitations in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The minimum score for this round was 80 points. British Columbia invited 3,531 candidates in 2021 and 682 of them were invited under the Tech Pilot.
- Quebec invited 69 candidates in the fourth round of Arrima in 2021
- Fully vaccinated international students can be exempted from mandatory quarantine
- Ontario issued 583 NOIs in the Human Capital Priorities Stream
- Canada invited 1,002 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #193
- British Columbia held a new draw
- Canada’s new Oath of Citizenship officially recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Metis rights