Prince Edward Island has conducted a first mass immigration draw since the start of the coronavirus crisis open to candidates from overseas. The September 17 draw was also the largest of 2020, with invitations issued to 345 candidates through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) streams.
Prince Edward Island has announced the results of two PEI PNP draws conducted during August. The draws saw 313 invitations issued through the Labour Impact, Express Entry and Business Impact streams. On August 20, 305 invites were issued to candidates who submitted profiles up to June 2020 who were already living and working in PEI.
Prince Edward Island has conducted four further PEI PNP draws aimed at working in essential industries to help the fight against coronavirus. The draws in May and June saw 129 invitations issued to specific COVID-19 essential workers in the healthcare and trucking industries. A total of 109 Labour Impact and Express Entry stream invitations were
Prince Edward Island has leveraged the PEI PNP to help the province in the fight against coronavirus. In three draws since March, invitations have been issued to specific COVID-19 essential workers in the healthcare and trucking industries. A total of 29 Labour Impact and Express Entry stream invitations have been issued, again illustrating the flexibility
Prince Edward Island has moved to reschedule its April Expression of Interest draw with its immigration office closed due to coronavirus. The rescheduling of the April 16 draw follows the rescheduling of the previous draw, on March 19. The province has now not conducted a draw since February. PEI has encouraged candidates to continue to
Prince Edward Island immigration has encouraged candidates to continue to submit Expressions of Interest despite the coronavirus crisis. In an email, the PEI Office of Immigration said: “We encourage all potential applicants to create an expression of interest when they meet program criteria as we may perform unscheduled draws in this period of uncertainty.” The
2020-03-20 – Prince Edward Island says it will reschedule the Expression of Interest draw it said would take place on Thursday, March 19 due to its office being closed because of coronavirus. “We will provide additional information when available and appreciate your support and understanding at this time,” a statement on the province’s website said.
2020-03-18 – Prince Edward Island will conduct a third draw of 2020 through its Expression of Interest system on Thursday, March 19. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) draw will feature invites for the province’s immigration streams for Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact candidates. In two draws so far in
2020-02-23 – Prince Edward Island immigration issued 153 invitations to apply in a new draw under its Expression of Interest system. The February 20 draw saw 143 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates and 10 to Business Impact candidates. The Business Impact candidates required a minimum score of 122 points, down 3
2020-01-15 – Prince Edward Island has released 2020 draw dates for its Expression of Interest system. The Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) will conduct monthly draws throughout the year, beginning on January 16. Prince Edward Island Expression of Interest covers the province’s immigration streams for Express Entry, Labour Impact and Business Impact