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On March 19, 2021, the government of Ontario released the report about the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) in 2020. In total, last year OINP nominated 8,054 principal applicants, including 300 NOC C nominees. Those applications also included 7,249 spouses and dependent children. The total number of prospective immigrants nominated through the OINP was 15,303 persons. Nominations were issued under the following streams:

Employer Job Offer: International Student Stream – 1,732
Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills Stream – 608
Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream – 1,558
Ph.D. Graduate Stream – 251
Masters Graduate Stream – 405
Ontario’s Express Entry Skilled Trades Stream – 1,106
Ontario’s Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream – 1,996
Ontario’s Express Entry French-Speaking Skilled Worker Stream – 397
Entrepreneur Stream – 1
43% of all nominations in 2020 were provided to candidates in the Express Entry-aligned streams.