Prince Edward Island conducted a draw for its Labour and Express Entry stream on February 1, 2024, as part of the PEI PNP. The draw resulted in the issuance of 78 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for provincial nomination, marking a significant development in the latest immigration activities of the PEI PNP.
PEI PNP Draw Highlights – Feb 1, 2024
The ITAs were extended to individuals employed in key sectors such as Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Agriculture, and Early Childhood Education. This draw contributes to the total of 214 ITAs issued by PEI this year, reflecting the province’s commitment to welcoming skilled workers in various fields.
Invitation Date Labour & Express Entry Invitations Occupations Invited Feb 1, 2024 78 Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Agriculture, and Early Childhood Education
PEI Expression of Interest (EOI) System
The PEI PNP utilizes the Expression of Interest (EOI) system to identify candidates with the highest potential to meet the economic and labor market needs of Prince Edward Island. Factors considered include language proficiency in English or French, education level and field, skill and work experience, alignment with strategic priorities, and other relevant employment prospects.
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In 2023, the PEI PNP conducted 22 immigration draws, inviting a total of 2,422 candidates throughout the year. The province’s proactive approach to immigration underscores its commitment to attracting individuals who can contribute to its economic growth and development.
Provincial Investment in Research and Knowledge Initiative (RKI)
Recently, on Jan 24, 2024, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure, and Communities, announced a federal investment of nearly $6 million for twelve projects under the Research and Knowledge Initiative. The projects aim to address housing and infrastructure challenges in communities across Canada. The projects cover a range of topics, from climate change preparedness and affordability measures to mobility choices and infrastructure investments. The funding will support research that addresses complex challenges, including rapid urbanization, housing concerns, climate change impacts, and environmental threats.
Next PEI PNP Draws Prediction for Feb 2024 – Mark Your Calendars!
In response to the growing interest in making Prince Edward Island their new home, PEI has introduced an ambitious draw schedule, featuring two to three draws each month throughout the year. This well-organized and transparent plan includes a total of 23 draws. The year’s second-month draw was conducted on February 1, 2024.
Anticipated Drawing Dates
- February 15, 2024
- February 29, 2024
Prince Edward Island’s recent draw and federal investments signify another milestone in attracting skilled workers and addressing critical challenges through research and innovation. This creates promising Prince Edward Island job opportunities for individuals looking to contribute to the province’s growth. Stay tuned for more updates on PEI Canada immigration initiatives in 2024!