On February 15, 2022, British Columbia held a new draw in the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Tech Program (BC PNP Tech). In this draw, the province invited 140 candidates in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The lowest score in all categories was 85 points, 5 points more than in the previous draw. In 2022, in total, British Columbia invited 1,186 candidates, including 459 applicants under the BCPNP Tech.
Until the epidemic, the Canadian government sought to complete the majority of Express Entry immigration