In October 2018, Canada PNP Conducts 4 Largest Draws So Far

Posted on October 31, 2018

In the month of October, this year, four new records has been set, for more number of invites, issued under the Canada PNP streams for the below provinces.


-British Columbia

-Prince Edward Island


Most of the streams are connected to Federal Express Entry System; it helps successfully manage the pool of candidates for the Maple leaf nation, three major Economic immigration programs such as

-Federal Skilled Worker Class

-Federal Skilled Trades Class

-Canadian Experience Class

Almost all Canadian provinces, as well as territories, implement Provincial Nominee Program; this enables them to nominate a set number of immigrants for the status of Canadian Permanent Residents each year.

The Express Entry Candidates, who got a provincial nomination to get extra 600 points for their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score, this will help them to improve their chances of getting an invite to apply for Canadian Permanent residency status.


During July, the Saskatchewan PNP has moved to Expression of Interest system. On 10th October 2018 draw was held, under one of its popular sub-categories, International Skilled Worker. Nearing to 494 invites was sent to eligible candidates in the Occupation in Demand pool. In this single draw, most number of invites were sent when compared to all other draws held in the province.

British Columbia

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program conducted its largest draw for the year on 17th October 2018 and about 472 invites were sent to eligible candidates under Express Entry Categories and Skills immigration.

Regularly the above province conducts draws almost every 2 weeks for different categories under varied categories

Prince Edward Island

The Express Entry linked immigration stream, is available for the Prince Edward Island PNP, the candidates do not require a job offer to apply for this program. On 18th October 2018 draw was held for the above Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. In this draw, nearing to 270 invites was sent. The draw recorded, sending the highest number of invites till now, for this year.


On 19th October 2018, the Ontario Provincial Nominee Program Express Entry aligned Skilled Trades stream issued nearing to 439 invites. In this draw, many got invites when compared to earlier draws held under this stream. In 2018, Total 1445 invites have been issued till now, from this province to EE candidates.

Do you wish to migrate to any of the Canadian provinces under Canada Provincial Nominee Program. Get in touch with our immigration consultants they would be glad to assist you.