Manitoba Invites 221 Foreign Workers and International Student Graduates
Manitoba Invites 221 Foreign Workers and International Student Graduates to Apply for Provincial Nomination
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has issued so far 7,362 invitations in 2019. In the latest draw, Manitoba has invited 221 immigration candidates to apply for a Provincial Nomination for Canadian Permanent Residence.
The MPNP’s latest draw which held on 6th December 2019, inviting candidates in the Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas Categories and the International Educational Stream.
The invitations are also called Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) which distributed as the following:
- The Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 165
- The Skilled Workers Overseas: 23
- The International Education Stream: 33
This brings the number of Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) issued by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) to 7,362 in 2019.
In the latest draw which held on 6th Dec 2019, 221 candidates were invited. Out of that 18 profiles had in an Express Entry Pool. The Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for 3 of Canada’s main Economic –Class Immigration Categories i.e.
The Express Entry candidates are given a score based on a Comprehensive Ranking System which measures human capital factors such as Age, Work Experience, Education and Language Ability. The highest-scoring candidates are invited to apply for Canada Permanent Residence through the regular draws from the Express Entry Pool. The Express Entry candidates who receive a provincial nomination are awarded an additional 600 CRS points which is effectively a guarantee an invitation to apply for Canada Permanent Residence in a subsequent Federal Express Entry Draw.
To be considered for a provincial nomination from Manitoba, Express Entry candidates must have eligible work experience in one of the Manitoba’s in-demand occupations among other requirements
They must submit a separate Express of Interest (EOI) to the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP)
In order to get an invite for a provincial nomination from Manitoba through both the Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Worker Overseas categories, candidates need to register an Expression of Interest with the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP). An Expression of Interest is an online profile that is ranked out of a score of 1,000. Points are awarded for a candidate’s Education, Work Experience, and Connections to Manitoba and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.
A set number of the highest-scoring candidates receive a Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA), allowing them to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence from Manitoba.
In the latest draw, the lowest-ranked candidate invited under the Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream had a score of 522 and the lowest-ranked candidate invited from the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream had a score of 718.
The MPNP’s Skilled Worker Overseas Category allows the Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP) to select and nominate skilled foreign workers who can help support Manitoba’s labor market. Candidates must have an established connection to Manitoba such as close family, relatives or friends, previous education or work experience in the province, or an invitation through one of the MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives among with the other requirements.
They do not need to be in Manitoba at the time of application in order to qualify. The 23 candidates invited through the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative. The Candidates invited through the Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category must be working in Manitoba and have a full-time, permanent job offer from their employer, along with the other criteria.
The Manitoba graduates with certain in-demand skills may be invited under the International Education Stream which includes three (3) sub-categories i.e.