10 May 2022 – BC PNP: Over 160 workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs invited to British Columbia

Posted by in CIC News, on May 17, 2022

British Columbia invited immigration candidates in four targeted draws under its (PNP) on May 10.

The B(BC PNP) invited 126 skilled workers and international graduates with a minimum score of 85 points through the BC PNP Tech Program

The BC PNP Tech is a fast-track immigration pathway for in-demand tech workers and international students. Candidates need to be registered in one of British Columbia’s (BC) existing provincial immigration streams and have a valid job offer of at least 12 months in one of 29 eligible occupations to qualify for the stream.

The province also held two draws for candidates working in health occupations. In addition, the province said it invited “less than five” nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates to apply under the entry-level and semi-skilled sub-category. In both of these draws, candidates needed a minimum provincial score of 62.

A total of 20 early childhood educators who may be eligible for the Skilled Worker and International Graduate sub-categories also received invitations. These candidates also needed scores of at least 62 in order to be invited.

Since March, in addition to general draws, targeted invitations are being issued to support BC government priorities, such as supporting specific industry sectors, and encouraging regional immigration.

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