The province has invited 2,909 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination so far in 2021.
British Columbia invited 374 immigration candidates in two Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws held on March 30.
Candidates from the Skills Immigration (SI) and Express Entry BC (EEBC) streams of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) received invitations in the latest draws.
The minimum scores for the largest draw ranged between 81 and 96 points. A total of 330 were invited.
There was also a separate draw conducted for retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621) and restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631), where 44 invitations were issued to candidates with scores of at least 113.
The province has now held 18 invitation rounds, bringing the total number of invitations issued to date to 2,909 in 2021.