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Posted on March 01 2023

Canada PNP Immigration results for February 2023: 5,732 candidates were invited

By Editor
Updated May 10 2023

Highlights of Canada PNP draws held in February 2023

  • Six provinces of Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and PEI) held 13 PNP draws in February 2023.
  • A total of 5,732 candidates were invited through Canada PNP draws in February 2023.
  • Ontario overtook other provinces and issued 3,183 invitations.
  • Canada PNP draws has boomed in the ‘Valentine month of 2023.’

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List of Canadian provinces that held PNP draws in February 2023

In February 2023, six provinces in Canada held 13 PNP draws and invited 5,732 candidates globally.

Here is the list of provinces that held PNP draws in February 2023. 

  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Ontario
  • PEI
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan

Outlook of Canada PNP draws held in February 2023

The details of all the PNP draws in February 2023, are given below:

Province No. of candidates
Ontario 3,183
Manitoba 891
Saskatchewan 421
British Columbia 909
PEI 228
Alberta 100

British Columbia

The Pacific province held four draws in February 2023 and invited 909 candidates under Skills Immigration,  Express Entry BC categories (Skilled Worker, International Graduate) and Entrepreneur’s streams.

British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) held 4 draws in the first month of 2023. The details of the BC PNP draws held in February 2023 are listed below: 

Date No. of candidates
Feb 07, 2023 245
Feb 14, 2023 237
Feb 21, 2023 246
Feb 28, 2023 181


BC PNP Draw issued 246 Skills Immigration invitations

BC PNP Draw issued 237 Skills Immigration invitations

BC PNP Draw invited 245 candidates under Skills Immigration stream


Manitoba held two draws and issued 891 invitations under three streams, namely 

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba
  • Skilled Workers Overseas 
  • International Education Stream

The Keystone State held two Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) draws in February 2023, i.e.,

Date EOI draws

Invitations issued

Feb 23, 2023 EOI Draw #169 583
Feb 09, 2023 EOI Draw #168 308

Manitoba issued 308 invitations in the MPNP draw

Manitoba PNP draw issued 583 invitations under three streams

Prince Edward Island

The province has  held one Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI-PNP) draw in February 2023, the PEI held one draws and invited 228 candidates.

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Invitation Date Total invitations in draw
February 16, 2023 228

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PEI PNP draw issued 228 invitations to apply for Canada PR


The province held one draw under Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) in February 2023, and invited 421 immigration candidates.

Invitation Date Stream Total invitations in draw Minimum score
February 16, 2023 Express Entry & Occupations In-Demand 421 65-84

Saskatchewan PNP draw under International Skilled Workers Stream issued 421 invitations


The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) held five draws and issued 3,183 invitations under Foreign Worker Stream, Ph.D. Stream, and Master’s Graduate Stream in February, 2023.

Date of round of invitations ITAs issued
Feb 02, 2023 1902
Feb 09, 2023 510
Feb 10, 2023 771


Ontario PNP issued 771 invitations under 2 streams

Ontario PNP draw invited 510 candidates under Skilled Trades stream

Ontario invites 1,902 candidates under HCP Stream


Alberta Immigration Nominee Program (AINP) held one PNP draw and invited a total of 100 immigration candidates.

On February 16, 2022 Alberta invited 100 candidates with a CRS score of 357 under Alberta Express Entry stream.

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