On August 20, 2019, British Columbia held the largest draw in 2019 for candidates under Skills Immigration and Express Entry British Columbia categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) program. The total number of candidates invited in this round is 527. The large draw dropped the lowest scores in all categories:
- Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 95
- Skills Immigration – International Graduate 100
- Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 77
- Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 100
- Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 102
In total, British Columbia invited 5,217 candidates under all streams of BCPNP in 2019. On August 20, BC has also updated the Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC Post-Nomination Guide. These changes include updates related to post-nomination policies and processes and updates to the BCPNP Online system.