On January 5, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 392 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #213, the cut-off score was 808 points, 88 points more compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was March 4, 2021 at 13:53:48 UTC. As of January 4, 2022, there are 193,148 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 1,383 more compared to the previous update. Last year, Canada issued a record-high 114,431 ITAs through Express Entry.
On June 24, 2022, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced