British Columbia invited 506 candidates in the new draws
British Columbia issued 506 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on March 16.
The invitations were issued to candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). More specifically, those who received invitations were from the Skilled Worker, International Graduate as well as Entry Level and Semi-Skilled sub-categories of SI and EEBC streams.
There were two separate draws, one that was specifically for retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) and restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631). A total of 78 invitations went to people working in these occupations, and the minimum provincial score requirement was 114. The remaining 428 candidates who were invited had scores between 81 and 96.
Skills Immigration— Skilled worker: 96
Skills Immigration— International graduate: 94
Skills Immigration— Entry Level and Semi-Skilled: 81
Express Entry BC— Skilled Worker: 96
Express Entry BC— International Graduate: 94