On August 3, 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 Tech-targeted draw, BC issued 133 invitations, with a minimum score of 90 points. In the Childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 4214), the province invited 22 candidates. In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited 9 candidates. Additionally, less than 5 invitations have been issued for healthcare assistants (NOC 3413) and other priority occupations (NOCs 3114, 3213). In total, the province invited up to 174 candidates. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 5,274 invitations and 2,086 of them were issued for BCPNP Tech candidates.