On April 13, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 787 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #220, the cut-off score was 782 points, 3 points fewer compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was April 7, 2022 at 14:13:01 UTC. As of April 11, 2022, there are 200,924 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 3,043 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 7,257 ITAs through Express Entry.
The Government of Canada announced the Budget 2023
With the commitment of bringing 500,000 new permanent residents to Canada by 2025 in mind,