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Canada immigration update: All PNP draws in August 2021

All in one Canada PNP August 2021

As per the message from Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship in the 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration —

Immigrants enrich Canada beyond measure, and no accounting of our progress over the last century and a half is complete without including the contributions of newcomers. Even as we adjust to the extraordinary challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot lose sight of the enormous benefits immigration presents to our prosperity and way of life.”

A newcomer to Canada brings along their heritage and culture to the new home country. The perspectives, ideas and talents of those newcomers also find their way into Canada in the process.

Across the years, the immigration selection programs of the federal government of Canada have continued to grow and innovate.

Much of this growth has come from established programs administered through IRCC Express Entry, as well as programs run in partnership with the provincial and territorial governments through the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP].

Canadian PNP has nearly 80 different immigration pathways or ‘streams’ available.

Each of the PNP streams targets a specific class of immigrants –

Of the 401,000 expected to be welcomed by Canada in 2021, as many as 80,800 will gain permanent residence in Canada through the provincial route.

9 provinces and 2 territories in Canada are a part of the Canadian PNP.

Under the Canada -Quebec Accord, Quebec enjoys a greater autonomy over the immigrants that intend settling within the province. The only Canadian province not a part of Canadian PNP, Quebec has its own immigration programs.

The territory of Nunavut, on the other hand, does not have immigration program for the induction of newcomers.

Here, we shall be seeing the provincial draws held in August 2021 under the PNP of Canada.

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Quebec held 3 provincial draws – also referred to as Arrima draws – in August 2021. A total of 1,602 invitations were issued by Quebec this month.

The latest draw by Quebec was held on August 26, 2021, wherein 585 were invited to apply.

While 515 invitations were issued in the Arrima draw on August 12, 2021; another 502 were invited by Quebec on August 19, 2021.

With the launch of an Expression of Interest [EOI] system for 5 OINP streams, invitations issued by Ontario are of 2 kinds – [1] under the Expression of Interest [EOI] system, and [2] Notification of Interest [NOI] letters.

The EOI system for all the 5 OINP streams is now open. There is no window for applications as such.

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Number of PNP invitations issued in 2021, by provinces part of the PNP

 

PNP Province/Territory  January 2021  February 2021  March 2021  April 2021

 

 May 2021  June 2021 July 2021 August 2021
Alberta 150 359 500 400 500 375 329 1,246
British Columbia 523 871 1,514 984 914 974 885 1,414
Manitoba 490 503 634 1,009 382 1,300 1,792 275
New Brunswick 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Newfoundland and Labrador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia Not disclosed 43 Not disclosed 0 0 0 0 0
Ontario 484 1,469 880 528 479 2,509 2,907 875
Prince Edward Island 211 121 150 156 155 113 127 161
Saskatchewan 887 840 666 548 528 255 575 948
Yukon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

PNP draws held in August 2021 –

Province / Territory PNP program Category/Stream Status Information of draw[s]
Alberta Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program [AINP] Express Entry 1 draw held August 30 – invitations issued: 400

August 23 – invitations issued: 450

August 10 – invitations issued: 396

British Columbia British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program [BC PNP] Skills Immigration [SI], Express Entry BC [EEBC] 8 draws held August 31 – invitations issued: 467

August 31 – invitations issued: 21 [only to NOC 0621, NOC 0631]

August 24 – Tech draw – invitations issued: 74

August 17 – invitations issued: 363

August 17– invitations issued: 64

[only to NOC 0621, NOC 0631]

August 10 – Tech draw – invitations issued: 51

August 3 – invitations issued: 361

August 3 – invitations issued: 13

[only to NOC 0621, NOC 0631]

Manitoba Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program [MPNP] Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education Stream, Skilled Workers Overseas 1 draw held August 12 [EOI Draw #124] – invitations issued: 275
New Brunswick New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program [NBPNP] Express Entry No update for this month
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program [NLPNP] Express Entry & Other Programs No update for this month No invitations issued so far this year.

A new stream – Priority Skills Newfoundland and Labrador – launched in January 2021.

Northwest Territories Northwest Territories Provincial Nominee Program
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Nominee Program [NSNP] Labour Market Priorities, Express Entry Express Entry & Other Programs No update for this month
Ontario Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program [OINP] Entrepreneur Stream [ES],

Employer Job Offer [EJO]: Masters Graduate,

EJO: PhD Graduate, EJO: In-Demand Skills, EJO: International Student stream, EJO: Foreign Worker stream

7 draws held August 26 – OINP ES – invitations issued: 20

August 25 – EJO Masters Graduate – invitations issued: 326

August 18 – EJO Masters Graduate

– invitations issued: 402

August 18 – EJO PhD Graduate – invitations issued: 77

August 11 – EJO In-Demand Skills – invitations issued: 48

August 6 – EJO Foreign Worker stream – invitations issued: 1

August 6 – EJO International Student stream – invitations issued: 1

Prince Edward Island [PEI] Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program [PEI PNP] Labour & Express Entry, Business Work Permit 1 draw held August 19 – invitations issued: 161

The next draw is to be on September 16, as per PEI PNP draw schedule for 2021.

Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program [SINP] Express Entry, Occupation In-Demand 2 draws held August 19 – invitations issued: 496

August 5 – invitations issued: 452

Yukon Yukon Nominee Program [YNP]

Note. NOC: National Occupational Classification [NOC] matrix.

PNP Highlights in August 2021

·         Newfoundland and Labrador PNP – Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador extend immigration agreement.

·         Ontario PNP – The new Expression of Interest [EOI] system opens for intake for 2 streams [for Employer Job Offer [EJO]: Masters Graduate and EJO: PhD Graduate stream] on August 9, 2021.

·         Nova Scotia PNP – Nova Scotia launches new immigration stream targeting international graduates.

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