On December 10, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 1,032 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #211, the cut-off score was 698 points, 39 points fewer compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was September 10, 2021, at 13:53:48 UTC. As of December 6, 2021, there are 190,937 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 835 more compared to the previous update. In total, in 2021, Canada issued 113,685 ITAs through Express Entry.