B.C. held three Tech Pilot draws in a row this February

B.C. held three Tech Pilot draws in a row this February The B.C. Provincial Nominee Program issued 221 invitations to immigration candidates with job offers in the technology sector this past month; removes guaranteed ITA scores.

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 221 invitations through its Tech Pilot this month. This is the most since at least March 2018 when the BC PNP started releasing tech-only draw numbers separately from the regular draw results.

Immigration candidates who are applying for Canadian immigration through one of B.C.’s existing streams, and who have job offers in one of 29 eligible occupations may be considered for an invitation through the Tech Pilot program.

The February total is an increase from January when B.C. sent out 128 invitations through the Tech Pilot. So far B.C. has sent out 349 invitations to tech workers this year.

“The BC Provincial Nominee Program Tech Pilot is a priority initiative that supports economic growth and helps the tech sector recruit top international talent,” a spokesperson from B.C.’s economic development ministry wrote to CIC News in an email. “We continue to support the tech sector’s continued growth through weekly draws.”


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