On December 13, 2022, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills Immigration candidates. In the general draw, the province invited 180 candidates. The minimum score for candidates invited in this draw was 80-104 points. In addition, British Columbia invited 19 candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 42202). In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 13 candidates. Additionally, less than five invitations have been issued for other priority occupations (NOCs 31103, 32104). In total, the province invited up to 217 candidates for this draw. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 8,845 invitations.