On August 19, 2021, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted a new Express Entry draw. In program-specific draw #202, Canada issued 3,000 Invitations to Apply for permanent residence in Canada in the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Program. The lowest score was 403 points, 1 point less than in the previous program-specific draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was August 1, 2021 at 13:25:22 UTC. In 2021, Canada already issued 105,779 invitations to apply in 32 draws of Express Entry.