Ontario and British Columbia Invites Entrepreneurs & Express Entry Profiles For Provincial Nominations

Ontario and British Columbia

Canada is increasing the number of PNP admissions as the federal and provincial governments consider it an effective tool to promote the economic development of the country. 

This week Provincal Nominee Program (PNP) draw results from August 12-18 is particularly important as Ontario issued its first entrepreneur stream draw since 2021 while British Columbia held two separate round of nomination draws targeting Express Entry profiles in tech occupations.
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The biggest advantage for Express Entry candidates to obtain provincial nomination is addition of 600 points to an individual’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. It significantly increases one’s chances of receiving an invitation to appl(ITA) for permanent residency (PR) from IRCC.

Additionally, healthcare professionals and educators were also invited by Ontario and British Columbia to qualify for Canada PR 

Take this free assessment online to determine your eligibility. 

First Ontario Entreprenuer Draw Since 2021

Over the years, Ontario has successfully attracted many such individuals to boost its economy. The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program (OINP) targets individuals who are looking to start a new business or buy an existing business in the province. 

Such individuals are given a temporary work permit in Ontario and only if the individuals comply with their investment plans will they be offered a permanent residence in Canada. 

August 16 draws issued nominations to 30 candidates who had Expression of Interest (EOI) scores between 138 and 160. 

An EOI system is not to apply but only to show one’s intent to be considered for provincial nominations. It is a points-based system and depends on factors like: 

  • Business Concept- maximum 74 points
  • Investment Factors- maximum 46 points
  • Human Capital Factors- maximum 80 points

Minimum eligibility for Ontario Entreprenuer stream 

After receiving a temporary work permit in Ontario and establishing a business as per the plan, the candidates must meet the following requirements to be considered for a provincial nomination: 

  • Language proficiency at a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 level or equivalent;
  • Meet the residency requirements of the program, like physically residing in the province for 75% of the period;
  • Nominees must also continue to meet the conditions of the Performance Agreement with Ontario.

Contact our consultants to know more about Canada PNP programs. 

Latest British Columbia PNP Draws Highlight

August 16 BC PNP draws targeted over 223 profiles having the minimum Skills and Immigration Registration System (SIRS) score in the range – 78 for Entry Level and Semi-Skilled workers and 132 for candidates in the Skilled Worker (EEBC) category.

Nearly 177 candidates were invited in a general draw that included tech occupations and Express Entry profiles. 

BC PNP also held another rounds of invitations targeting the following occupations:

  • 26 early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) with scores of at least 60 points ,and
  • 15 healthcare workers with scores of at least 60 points
  • 5 healthcare assistants with scores of at least 60 points

A provincial nominations gives interested aspirants to live and work in British Columbia and a path to Canada permanent residency in a few years.

Book your free appointment with CanApprove and determine your eligbiliy for various immigration programs depending on your academic and work profile. 

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