Latest PNP News: Ontario & Quebec Invites over 2,300 Candidates


The latest PNP news is regarding Quebec and Ontario conducting its first draws of October. The two draws were held on 26th October, and 30th October. The two Canadian provinces have invited more than 2,300 candidates. Moreover, those candidates invited by Quebec have a direct chance to apply for permanent residence in Quebec. 

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Latest PNP News

In the latest PNP news we have Ontario and Quebec inviting candidates for Canada PR. Overall, more than 2,300 invitations are released. 


Date: 30 Oct, 2023

Invitations: 1,117

Minimum Score: 42 points 

Streams: Masters Graduate and PhD Graduates


Ontario sent out 1,117 invitations to the Masters and PhD Graduates stream. The Canadian province has called for 1,051 candidates from the Masters Graduates stream. The lowest required score for this round of draw was 43 points. 

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From the PhD Graduates stream, the total number of candidates invited were 66 and the minimum score considered was 42 points only. 

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Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program Draw

Date: 26 Oct, 2023

Invitations: 1,220

Minimum Score: 465 points


Quebec also conducted its first draw of October in which it invited 1,220 candidates from various occupations. There were two rounds of Quebec Draw, and both of them invited candidates from separate occupations and considered separate minimum scores. 

The first round’s minimum score was 465 points, and it invited candidates from the following NOCs. Moreover, the candidates invited also had level 7 French language proficiency. 

  • 2154   Land surveyors
  • 2242   Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
  • 7233   Sheet metal workers
  • 7234   Boilermakers
  • 7236   Ironworkers
  • 7237   Welders and related machine operators
  • 7241   Electricians (except industrial and power system)
  • 7245   Telecommunications line and cable workers
  • 7252   Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
  • 7271   Carpenters
  • 7281   Bricklayers
  • 7282   Concrete finishers
  • 7283   Tilesetters
  • 7284   Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
  • 7291   Roofers and shinglers
  • 7293   Insulators
  • 7294   Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
  • 7295   Floor covering installers
  • 7311   Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • 7312   Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
  • 7313   Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
  • 7318   Elevator constructors and mechanics
  • 7371   Crane operators
  • 7384   Autre personnel des métiers et personnel assimilé, n.c.a.
  • 7521   Other trades and related occupations, n.e.c.
  • 7611   Construction trades helpers and labourers

The second round invited candidates with level 7 French language proficiency and a score of either 608 points or greater. Candidates were selected from the following NOCs. 

  • 0213   Computer and information systems managers
  • 2131   Civil engineers
  • 2132   Mechanical engineers
  • 2133   Electrical and electronics engineers
  • 2141   Industrial and manufacturing engineers
  • 2147   Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers)
  • 2171   Information systems analysts and consultants
  • 2172   Analystes de bases de données et administrateurs/administratrices de données
  • 2173   Software engineers and designers
  • 2174   Computer programmers and interactive media developers
  • 2175   Web designers and developers
  • 2231   Civil engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2232   Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2233   Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
  • 2241   Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
  • 2281   Computer network technicians
  • 2282   User support technicians
  • 2283   Information systems testing technicians
  • 3012   Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
  • 3233   Licensed practical nurses
  • 3413   Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • 4031   Secondary school teachers
  • 4032   Elementary school and kindergarten teachers
  • 4214   Early childhood educators and assistants
  • 5223   Graphic arts technicians
  • 5225   Audio and video recording technicians
  • 5241   Graphic designers and illustrators

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