Alberta’s latest Express Entry selection round invited 374 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 400 to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.

Details of the September 25 draw were published today by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).

The AINP is a component of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), which allows participating provinces and territories to nominate an allotted number of Economic-Class immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year.

All provinces and territories that take part in the PNP have at least one stream that is linked to Canada’s Express Entry system, which manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s three main skilled worker immigration programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class.

The draw capped a September in which the AINP conducted three selection rounds through its Alberta Express Entry Stream and invited 852 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination.

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