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Insights into January 2024 PNP Draws across Canada

Updated: Feb 6

The PNPs empower Canadian provinces to define specific criteria for diverse immigration pathways. Each province administers distinct nominee programs designed to meet its unique requirements. These initiatives frequently focus on attracting international graduates, entrepreneurs, and experienced professionals in different occupations. The selection criteria may differ based on factors like labor market demands and demographic gaps within the province.

Recent Draws Across Canada

The frequency of the draws held and the number of invitations sent depends entirely on each of the provinces. Following are the provinces that held draws this week:

British Columbia: The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) covers different immigration pathways enabling foreign nationals to become Canadian Permanent Residents in BC. The PNP is strategically designed to attract immigrants to work in industries that will benefit the province, with different profiles like skilled workers, workers in sectors with labor shortages, entrepreneurs, and investors.

The province operates several immigration streams divided into two categories:

British Columbia Skills Immigration

British Columbia Entrepreneur Immigration.


Draw Type

Minimum Score

Number of Invitations

January 30, 2024




January 30, 2024




January 30, 2024




January 30, 2024




January 30, 2024

Veterinary care




Manitoba Skilled Workers Overseas includes the following streams:

Manitoba Skilled Workers Stream (In Manitoba or Overseas)

Manitoba International Education Stream

Manitoba Human Capital Business Investor.

Applicants who are successful through any of these Manitoba streams will receive an official provincial nomination from Manitoba, making them eligible to apply for Canadian permanent resident status. To be eligible for all three streams included in the Manitoba Skilled Workers Overseas category, candidates must score a minimum of 60 points on the MPNP Points Assessment Grid.

Manitoba latest Draws:

January 30, 2024: Special Immigration Measure – Ukraine Draw In response to the situation in Ukraine, the Manitoba government is aligning with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s special immigration measures. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will conduct regular Expression of Interest (EOI) draws for individuals who satisfy all MPNP eligibility criteria and are impacted by the ongoing events in Ukraine.

Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 117

Prince Edward Island: The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) is a collection of immigration pathways targeting immigrants with business acumen, skilled workers, and young graduates fresh from post-secondary education. The PEI PNP gives prospective newcomers the chance to receive a provincial nomination through one of its many immigration streams, which may fast-track their path to Canadian permanent residence. The province operates several immigration streams divided into three categories: PEI Express Entry, PEI Labour Impact, and PEI Business Impact.

Latest Draws for Labour & Express Entry Invitations in Prince Edward Island:



Number of Invitations Issued

Selection Attributes


Labour Impact / Express Entry


Invitations were issued to individuals working in Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Agriculture, and Early Childhood Education sectors.


Labour Impact / Express Entry


Invitations under the PEI Express Entry, Skilled Worker, and Critical Worker Streams were issued to individuals working for a PEI employer with a minimum point score of 65.


Labour Impact / Express Entry


Invitations were issued to individuals working in the Healthcare, Construction, and Food Processing sectors.

Previous PNP Draws: These are the most recent Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws conducted all over Canada in the past few weeks.

PNP Weekly Roundup


Provinces that Held Draws

January 26, 2024

January 22, 2024 - January 26, 2024

British Columbia, Ontario, Manitoba

January 19, 2024

January 15, 2024 - January 19, 2024

British Columbia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island

January 12, 2024

January 1, 2024 - January 12, 2024

British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario

December 22, 2023

December 18, 2023 - December 22, 2023

British Columbia, Prince Edward Island

December 15, 2023

December 11, 2023 - December 15, 2023

Alberta, British Columbia

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