On October 16, 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new Express Entry invitation round. In this round, IRCC issued Invitations to Apply (ITA) only for candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades category. Canada invited 500 candidates in this draw. This was the sixth invitation round aimed only at Federal Skilled Trades candidates. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this round is 357. The tie-breaking rule for this round is March 4, 2019, at 20:36:42 UTC. As of October 11, 2019, there are 125,881 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool. To date, Canada has already invited 67,800 candidates via Express Entry.