On February 16, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 1,082 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #216, the cut-off score was 710 points, 36 points more compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was October 7, 2021 at 11:36:55 UTC. As of February 15, 2022, there are 198,061 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 401 more compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 3,580 ITAs through Express Entry.