The province of British Columbia gave 35 invitations to the migrants under tech-pilot occupations. The draw took place on 9th January, 2019.
The invitations were issued to those applicants of BC PNP who already have a valid job offer in one of the tech pilot programs which lists 32 key technology occupations.
The Tech Pilot program came into force in 2017 to help support British Columbia’s technology sector by attracting foreign tech workers to the province. The technology sector is a major driver of economic growth in the province with tech employment at its highest level ever recorded.
The BC PNP Tech Pilot has been extended till June 2019 to provide employers with a degree of stability for planning their future staffing needs.
The invitations were awarded to the applicants who already have a valid job offer in one of the tech pilot programs which has 29 key tech occupations.
The minimum score for each category in the January 9, 2019 draw is as follows:
The selected candidates who have applied under Express Entry BC: Skilled Worker and Express Entry BC: International Graduate will receive additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score towards overall immigration points for Canada PR.
The applications are processed outside the Express Entry System for the candidates invited through Skills Immigration Skilled Worker and International Graduate categories
after they receive a successful nomination from BC.
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