Another four PNP draws were held in the last two weeks, inviting a total of 908 newcomers to BC, Ontario, and Manitoba.
BC held two draws, one on March 26 and one on April 2. The March 26 draw issued 265 invitations across the Express Entry, Skills Immigration, and Entrepreneur streams, with minimum scores for international graduates higher than they had been in the previous round. The April 2 draw invited newcomers through the Tech Pilot program, issuing 26 new invitations since the last round on March 19. In Manitoba, 595 invitations were issued on March 28 across the Skilled Workers in Manitoba, International Education, and Skilled Workers Overseas streams. The minimum score for those invited under the Strategic Recruitment Initiative program jumped to 719, up 24 points from the previous draw on March 14. On April 5, Ontario held a draw as well, inviting 22 newcomers through the Entrepreneur Stream, with a minimum score of 112.