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Latest PEI PNP Draw: 82 Labor and Express Entry Invitations Issued

Austin Campbell



Latest PEI PNP Draw

The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) continues to make waves in immigration with its recent draw on April 18, 2024. This draw saw 82 candidates receiving invitations under the Labour & Express Entry category, showcasing PEI’s promising aim to welcome skilled individuals who can contribute to the province’s workforce and economic growth.

Let’s delve into the key details of this draw:

Invitation DateLabour and Express Entry InvitationsSelection Attributes
April 18, 202482Invitations were extended to Healthcare, Manufacturing, Construction, and Traditional sectors.

On a related note, PEI has achieved success in addressing its nursing shortage by recruiting over 100 new hires from overseas. With plans to hire an additional 200 nurses by mid-2025, the province is actively combating the challenges posed by high turnover rates and retirements in the nursing sector.

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The shortage of nurses is a nationwide concern in Canada, further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts to address this issue are critical, as highlighted by the findings of various surveys and analyses conducted within the healthcare sector.


PEI PNP offers three distinct pathways for immigration hopefuls:

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  1. PEI PNP Express Entry Category: This stream is integrated with Canada’s Express Entry system, granting candidates with high Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores additional points upon nomination, significantly enhancing their chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residency.
  2. Labour Impact Category: Designed for candidates whose skills and experience align with PEI’s labor market needs, this stream allows direct application for provincial nomination.
  3. Business Impact Category: Entrepreneurs and investors keen on contributing to PEI’s economy can explore this pathway to secure provincial nomination.

PEI’s EOI System – A Key Driver in Skilled Immigration

The PEI Expression of Interest (EOI) system plays a pivotal role in the selection process, gathering essential information to rank and identify candidates who are best suited to meet the province’s economic and labor market requirements. Attributes such as language proficiency, education, work experience, and strategic priorities are carefully considered during the selection process.

Looking ahead, the PEI PNP conducts monthly draws to invite eligible candidates, with occasional exceptions based on program requirements. As of now, the next draw prediction for Prince Edward Island PNP is slated for May 2, 2024.

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PEI’s latest PNP draw highlights its ongoing efforts to attract and retain skilled individuals while addressing key labor market needs. As the province continues to forge ahead in its immigration endeavors, it remains a promising destination for those seeking opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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PNP Draws & Updates

British ColumbiaMay 1487 invitations
ManitobaMay 9371 invitations
British ColumbiaMay 781 invitations
Prince Edward IslandMay 26 invitations
Check Out the Full List of PNP Draws➜



Recent Express Entry Draws

DrawNumber Of InvitationsMinimum CRS Points
295 (French Lang.)1400410
294 (All Program)2,095529
293 (STEM)4500491
292 (All Program)1280549
All Express Entry Draw Results ➜


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