On February 10, 2021 (at 14:31:18 UTC) Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) conducted its Express Entry Draw #175 under the Express Entry system. In this draw, immigrants who received nomination from provinces received Invite to Apply (ITA) for Canadian Permanent Residence Visa.
Details of the draw are as follows:
Category: Provincial Nominee Program
• Invitations Issued: 654
• CRS Score: 720
• Tie-breaking rule: August 14, 2020 (at 06:51:00 UTC)
In addition, IRCC also published the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) Score distribution of candidates (as of February 8, 2021). As per the published records, 152,714 immigrants submitted their Express Entry profile successfully via Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trade Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
This is the fifth Express Entry Draw conducted by IRCC, and the third Provincial Nominee Draw of year 2021.
As per the proposed immigration plan for year 2021, IRCC is expected to invite 108,500 skilled workers via Express Entry, out of which till now 10,000+ invitations were issued.