On November 18, 2020, the IRCC has conducted the biggest draw through the Express Entry Immigration System. It has issued as many as 5,000 invitations to immigration candidates in this November 18th Draw.
The Comprehensive Ranking System score has also reduced in this draw. In the previous draw, the cut-off CRS score was 478. Candidates with a cut-off CRS score of 472 received an ITA in this largest Express Entry Draw.
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Please note: Express entry candidates who speak French are now eligible to secure more points in the CRS score as per the recent changes. French-speaking candidates will now get 25 points while bilingual candidates are eligible to get 50 points.
Canada has used a tie-breaking rule to manage a tie between candidates. It has issued invitations to only those candidates who have entered the express entry pool on or before October 27, 2020, at 06:18:11 UTC. The tie-break rule is applied to rank candidates with the same CRS score.
Canada has now issued a total of 92,350 ITAs this year including the results of this draw. The Government of Canada has already declared the immigration levels for the upcoming three years. It has targeted to welcome more than 400,000 new immigrants every year.