Ontario PNP issues a record-breaking number of invitations!

Ontario PNP issues a record-breaking number of invitations!

Surya Rathee Surya Rathee
[Published 10 May, 2023 | 04:58 AM]
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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) conducted a new invitation round on May 8, 2023.

This Ontario PNP draw recorded the highest-ever number of invitations issued in the province’s history. A total of 2,349 invitations were issued to candidates with profiles submitted to Ontario Express Entry’s Human Capital Priorities (HCP) stream.

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Just a few days back on May 5, Ontario broke its record for inviting the highest number of candidates in a PNP draw. The number of ITAs issued in this latest Ontario PNP draw surpasses the number of invitations issued in the previous record-breaking draw by 486 ITAs!

OINP Express Entry Latest Draw: Who was invited?

  • Date of ITAs issued: May 8, 2023
  • Number of invitations issued: 2,349
  • Date profiles created: May 8, 2022 - May 8, 2023
  • Score range: 427 - 482
  • Type of draw: Targeted - Health Draw

Occupations Invited

Invited candidates were also required to have employment experience in certain National Occupation Classification (NOC) codes including:

NOC 30010 - Managers in healthcare.
NOC 31100 - Specialists in clinical and laboratory medicine.
NOC 31101 - Specialists in surgery.
NOC 31102 - General practitioners and family physicians.
NOC 31103 - Veterinarians.
NOC 31110 - Dentists.
NOC 31111 - Optometrists.
NOC 31112 - Audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
NOC 31120 - Pharmacists.
NOC 31121 - Dietitians and nutritionists.
NOC 31201 - Chiropractors.
NOC 31202 - Physiotherapists.
NOC 31203 - Occupational therapists.
NOC 31204 - Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment.
NOC 31209 - Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating.
NOC 31300 - Nursing coordinators and supervisors.
NOC 31301 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses.
NOC 31302 - Nurse practitioners.
NOC 31303 - Physician assistants, midwives, and allied health professionals.
NOC 32100 - Opticians.
NOC 32101 - Licensed practical nurses.
NOC 32102 - Paramedical occupations.
NOC 32103 - Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists, and cardiopulmonary technologists.
NOC 32104 - Animal health technologists and veterinary technicians.
NOC 32109 - Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment.
NOC 32110 - Denturists.
NOC 32111 - Dental hygienists and dental therapists.
NOC 32112 - Dental technologists and technicians.
NOC 32120 - Medical laboratory technologists.
NOC 32121 - Medical radiation technologists.
NOC 32122 - Medical sonographers.
NOC 32123 - Cardiology technologists and electrophysiological diagnostic technologists.
NOC 32124 - Pharmacy technicians.
NOC 32129 - Other medical technologists and technicians.
NOC 32200 - Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists.
NOC 32201 - Massage therapists.
NOC 32209 - Other practitioners of natural healing.
NOC 33100 - Dental assistants and dental laboratory assistants.
NOC 33101 - Medical laboratory assistants and related technical occupations.
NOC 33102 - Nurse Aides, orderlies, and patient service associates.
NOC 33103 - Pharmacy technical assistants and pharmacy assistants.
NOC 33109 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services.

Working in Ontario’s Healthcare Industry

Working in Ontario's healthcare industry offers promising job prospects due to various factors. Firstly, the healthcare sector in Ontario is experiencing steady growth and demand for qualified professionals. The aging population and advancements in medical technology contribute to increased healthcare needs, resulting in a wide range of job opportunities on the Canada Occupation In-demand List.

Ontario has a robust healthcare system with numerous hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities, creating a high demand for skilled healthcare workers. From doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals to administrative staff and support roles, there are diverse career paths available.

Ontario has invested in initiatives to address healthcare workforce shortages, such as increasing enrollment in medical schools, expanding nursing programs, and supporting the recruitment of international healthcare professionals. These measures aim to ensure a sufficient supply of healthcare workers and improve job prospects in the industry. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of healthcare and the need for resilient healthcare systems, leading to increased funding and resources in the sector.

Ontario's healthcare industry offers a promising job market with a wide range of career opportunities and room for professional growth.


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