British Columbia’s Express Entry-linked immigration categories issued 3,100 nominations for Canadian permanent residence in 2018, a new report from the provincial government reveals.

Nearly 2,000 of these nominations went to candidates in the Express Entry B.C. (EEBC): Skilled Worker Category and another 936 went to international graduates of eligible post-secondary institutions in British Columbia through the EEBC: International Graduate Category.

The 3,100 nominations issued to Express Entry candidates through EEBC categories last year was an increase of 750 nominations over 2017 and accounted for 48 per cent of all nominations issued by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) last year.

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