On February 1, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 893 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the first PNP-targeted draw since July 2022. In round #239, the cut-off score was 733 points. The tie-breaking rule for this round was December 9, 2022, at 10:49:57 UTC. As of February 1, 2023, there were 239,415 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 598 fewer compared to the previous update. In 2023, Canada has already issued 11,893 invitations through 3 Express Entry draws.