The 1st Draw of 2023 Held by the Ontario Province

Jan 12,2023

Latest Update on Ontario PNP - The First Draw of 2023 Held by the Province

Ontario province held the latest invitation round under the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream. The stream also considered the candidates who may qualify for the Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP). There are 49 occupations elected under the draw. All those candidates who scored 35 points or above received the nomination.

Moreover, there were two target invitations to apply issued from the Ontario province. These ITAs were issued to those candidates who have made their profiles under the Economic Mobility Pathways Project (EMPP) program.

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Invited Occupation Codes

NOC Description
NOC 22212 Drafting technologists and technicians
NOC 22221 User support technicians
NOC 22222 Information systems testing technicians
NOC 22301 Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
NOC 22302 Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
NOC 22311 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
NOC 22312 Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
NOC 72010 Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations
NOC 72011 Contractors and supervisors, electrical trades and telecommunications occupations
NOC 72012 Contractors and supervisors, pipefitting trades
NOC 72013 Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
NOC 72014 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers
NOC 72020 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades
NOC 72021 Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
NOC 72022 Supervisors, printing and related occupations
NOC 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
NOC 72101 Tool and die, makers
NOC 72102 Sheet metal workers
NOC 72103 Boilermakers
NOC 72104 Structural metal and plate work fabricators and fitters
NOC 72105 Ironworkers
NOC 72106 Welders and related machine operators
NOC 72200 Electricians (except industrial and power systems)
NOC 72201 Industrial electricians
NOC 72203 Electrical power line and cable workers
NOC 72204 Telecommunications line and cable installers and repairers
NOC 72300 Plumbers
NOC 72301 Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
NOC 72310 Carpenters
NOC 72320 Bricklayers
NOC 72321 Insulators
NOC 72400 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
NOC 72401 Heavy–duty equipment mechanics
NOC 72402 Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
NOC 72403 Railway carmen/women
NOC 72404 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
NOC 72406 Elevator constructors and mechanics
NOC 72410 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
NOC 72422 Electrical Mechanics
NOC 72423 Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
NOC 72500 Crane operators
NOC 73100 Concrete finishers
NOC 73101 Tilesetters
NOC 73102 Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
NOC 73110 Roofers and shinglers
NOC 73111 Glaziers
NOC 73112 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)
NOC 82031 Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services
NOC 92100 Power engineers and power systems operators
NOC 92100 Power engineers and power systems operators

Points Criteria – Employment/Labour Market Factors

Job Offer: NOC TEER Category

  • NOC TEER 0 or 1 – 10 Points
  • NOC TEER 2 or 3 – 8 Points
  • NOC TEER 4 – 0 Points
  • NOC TEER 5 – 0 Points

Job Offer: NOC Broad Occupational Category

  • Occupational Category 0, 2, 3 – 10 points
  • Occupational Category 7 – 7 points
  • Occupational Category 1, 9 – 5 points
  • Occupational Category 4, 8 – 4 points
  • Occupational Category 5, 6 – 3 points

Job Offer: Wage

  • $40 per hour or higher – 10 points
  • $35 to $39.99 per hour – 8 points
  • $30 to $34.99 per hour – 7 points
  • $25 to $29.99 per hour – 6 points
  • $20 to $24.99 per hour – 5 points
  • Less than $20 per hour – 0 points

Work Permit Status

  • With a valid work permit – 10 points
  • Without a valid work permit – 0 points

Job Tenure With Job Offer Employer

  • 6 months or more working in a job offer position – 3 points
  • Less than 6 months working in job offer position or not currently working in position – 0 points

Canadian Work Experience: Earnings History 

The Five years NOA (Notice of Assessment) required from the Canada Revenue Agency;

  • $40k or more earnings in a year – 3 points
  • Less than $40k earnings in a year – 0 points

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Ontario is one of the most immigration-oriented provinces in Canada. According to some surveys, almost 65% of newcomers who wish to Move to Canada would like to settle in Ontario. There are plenty of reasons for that such as, the province is known as an IT hub in the country and the highest number of industries are also there. Moreover, it is also popular as the base of entrepreneurship and start-ups. The province provides a range of programs to apply for Canada PR.

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