On March 16, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 924 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #218, the cut-off score was 754 points, 7 points fewer compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was February 10, 2022 at 14:35:27 UTC. As of March 14, 2022, there are 196,692 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 797 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada has issued 5,551 ITAs through Express Entry.