On February 13, 2021, IRCC invited approximately 27,300 Canadian Experience Class applicants in the Express Entry system with skilled work experience in Canada. The minimum score in this round was 75.
This is an unprecedented Express Entry draw that was nearly 5 times larger than any previous draw in Express Entry history. It is yet another measure IRCC has taken to respond to the pandemic, prioritizing applicants in Canada with Canadian work experience.
Thousands of skilled workers in Canada invited to stay permanently