On October 2, 2019, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a new draw in the Express Entry selection system. In the invitation round #126, Canada increased the intake to 3,900 Invitations to Apply (ITA), 300 more compared to the last six draws. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this round was 464, two points higher compared to round #125. The tie-breaking rule for this round was September 20, 2019 at 15:05:04 UTC. As of September 27, 2019, there are 123,423 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 2,145 more than two weeks ago. Canada has already invited 67,300 candidates in 20 rounds of Express Entry in 2019.