On October 27, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 888 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #208, the cut-off score was 744 points, 24 points more compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was October 7, 2021 at 13:32:26 UTC. As of October 25, 2021, there are 185,774 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 2,641 more compared to the previous update. In total, in 2021, Canada issued 111,265 ITAs through Express Entry.
- Chinese immigrants lost to Indian immigrants
- Job Growth in Canada exceeded analysts’ predictions
- The WES Gateway Program will help refugees in Canada to prove their academic credentials
- British Columbia started the application intake under the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot
- Ottawa accepts applications under the expanded Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot
- Newfoundland and Labrador will support international students to keep them in the province