On March 29, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued another 7,000 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under Express Entry. In this draw, IRCC continued inviting candidates under all immigration programs. In round #245, the cut-off score was 481 points, three points fewer than in the previous all-program draw. It was the lowest all-program CRS score since December 2020. The tie-breaking rule for this round was February 14, 2023, at 07:35:00 UTC. As of March 29, 2023, there are 234,947 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 5,199 fewer than the previous update. In 2023, Canada issued 37,559 ITAs through Express Entry.