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The most recent PNP results, Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, & PEI welcome candidates

Updated: Oct 25, 2023

Candidates may submit an application for nomination under the Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) in five Canadian provinces.

The applicants for economic immigration that have the best chances of integrating successfully into the provincial labour force are chosen by provinces through the PNP. In order to identify these candidates, provincial governments either choose them from among the applicants in the federal Express Entry pool or accept applications from people who apply to the province directly.

Because immigration is a shared duty of the federal and provincial governments, the PNP is possible. Except for Quebec and Nunavut, which don't have PNPs, the federal government allots a certain number of nominations to each province each year. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) intends to accept 105,550 new permanent residents through the PNP by the end of 2023.

Results for provincial immigration from August 26 to September-1:


The outcomes of a draw that took place on August 24 have been made public by the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP).

Through Family connection and principal occupation in the demand stream, the province invited 168 individuals. This indicates that candidates have immediate family members, such as a parent, child, or sibling, who already reside in the province.

In this stream, every invited applicant is also an Express Entry applicant. They required a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 302 to participate in this draw.


Through the Master's Graduate stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP), 772 applicants received invitations on August 30.

Candidates needed a minimum score of 44 for the general draw, which had no specific occupation.

Candidates must be international graduates with an Ontario master's degree, have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 7 in an official language, and have enough money for settlement in order to qualify under this stream. Additionally, they had to have spent one of the previous two years in Ontario.

British Columbia:

On August 29, British Columbia held its weekly drawing. Over the course of four different draws, the province welcomed more than 150 applicants from the skilled worker and international graduate streams.

In the largest draw, which was specifically for IT jobs, 102 individuals were invited. Candidates needed a score of 88 or above to qualify.

The other three draws' outcomes were as follows:
  1. 28 assistants and early childhood educators

  2. 20 medical specialists

  3. For other key occupations, there were less than five invitations.

Each of these draws required candidates to have a minimum score of 60.


On August 30, Manitoba held its first area-specific drawing of the year. 288 applicants for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)'s Skilled Worker stream were invited to submit nomination applications in this draw.

Candidates have to indicate in their profile that they are currently working in Manitoba and either currently reside or plan to reside outside of Winnipeg, the provincial capital, in order to be considered. Additionally, a minimum score of 600 was required.

Prince Edward Island:

On August 31, PEI sent invitations to 22 candidates through the PEI PNP's Labour and Express Entry streams. According to the province, invitations were sent to those who work in the construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and food processing industries.

The province has extended invitations to 2602 applicants since September 2022, with the Labour and Express Entry stream receiving 97% of all invites.

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