On April 19, 2022, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills Immigration candidates and Tech workers. In the general draw, the province invited 147 candidates. The minimal score for candidates invited in this draw was between 77 and 125 points. In addition, British Columbia invited 24 candidates under the childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 4214). In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 7 candidates. Additionally, less than 5 invitations have been issued for other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213). In total, the province invited up to 179 candidates. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 2,809 invitations.