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British Columbia Issued 187 New ITAs under BCPNP: A Comprehensive Overview

Austin Campbell



British Columbia Issued 187 New ITAs

The recent British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) draw, conducted on March 12, 2024, marked another significant step in the province’s efforts to welcome skilled immigrants. Let’s delve into the details of this draw and explore the various streams and occupations targeted.

Introduction to the Latest BC PNP Draw

In the most recent draw, over 187 invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residency (PR) were issued through targeted rounds of invitations. This draw showcased British Columbia’s commitment to attracting talent across diverse sectors.

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Targeted Draws for Tech Occupations

A notable aspect of the March 12 draw was the focused invitation round for 35 tech occupations. A total of 65 ITAs were sent out under both the Express Entry and BC PNP Skills Immigration streams, reflecting the province’s emphasis on addressing the growing demand for tech professionals.

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Invitations for Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Furthermore, 54 invitations were extended to profiles with experience as early childhood educators’ assistants or instructors (NOC 42202). This demonstrates British Columbia’s recognition of the crucial role played by childcare professionals in the province’s educational landscape.

Focus on Construction-Related Occupations

British Columbia’s new category-based draw, introduced in late 2023, targeted 25 construction-related occupations. In the March 12 draw, 30 applicants with expertise in these occupations received invitations to apply for permanent residency, signaling the province’s commitment to supporting its construction industry.

Invitations for Healthcare Professionals

Additionally, 38 profiles featuring experience in 39 healthcare-related occupations were invited to apply for permanent residency. This highlights British Columbia’s recognition of the importance of healthcare professionals, especially in light of ongoing global challenges.

Summary of the March 12 BC PNP Draw

The March 12 BC PNP draw witnessed a comprehensive allocation of ITAs across various streams and occupations, totaling up to 192 invitations. With a cutoff score ranging from 70 to 113 across different streams, British Columbia continues to prioritize skilled immigration to meet its labor market needs and foster economic growth.

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The latest BC PNP draw underscores the province’s proactive approach to immigration, with targeted invitations aimed at addressing specific labor market demands. As British Columbia remains committed to attracting and retaining skilled immigrants, opportunities abound for individuals seeking to build their futures in one of Canada’s most dynamic provinces.

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