Manitoba Nominations Issued to 222 Aspirants for Provincial Nomination Draw
On March 12, 2020 Manitoba held its latest nomination draw and invited 222 candidates for invitation to settle in the province permanently.
This was the 85th Expression of Interest (EOI) draw in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under the below immigration streams:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 191 candidates invited
- Skilled Workers Overseas: 13 candidates invited
- International Education Stream: 18 candidates invited
In addition to this 17 candidates received Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) having federal Express Entry profile in this draw.
Express Entry Candidates with LAAs
Federal Express Entry program handles the application of skilled applicants for Canada’s economic class under 3 classes:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program
- Federal Skilled Trades Program
- Canadian Experience Class
Based on the age, work experience, education, and language proficiency, the candidates are given a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.
The highest score holder gets an invitation for permanent residence application via Express Entry draws held every two weeks.
With this nomination invitation, the Express Entry candidates get 600 points, which is added to their CRS scores, which is a sure shot chance to get Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the upcoming draw.
To get nomination invitations from MPNP, the candidate should submit an EOI and have work experience in the in-demand occupation list in Manitoba along with other requirements.
Expression of Interest System of Manitoba
Under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas categories, the candidates can apply for the invitation for a provincial nomination by submitting an EOI in MPNP.
The EOI is ranked with 1000 scores and points are awarded based on the work experience, the connection in Manitoba, Language proficiency in English and French, and other factors of the candidate.
The score of the candidate under Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream has 496 points, and for Skilled Workers Overseas Stream had 672 points.
Manitoba’s Skilled Workers Overseas and Skilled Workers Stream
Skilled Workers Overseas Category:
Selects candidates who will support Manitoba’s labour market. Candidates must have a connection in Manitoba province like close family or friends, previous education or work experience in Manitoba or invitation visa MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives.
They don't need to be in Manitoba during the application filing.
Total of 13 candidates invited for Skilled Workers Overseas Stream through Strategic Recruitment Initiative for MPNP.
Skilled Workers in Manitoba category:
The candidate should have a full-time, permanent job offer from Manitoba employer to be eligible for this stream.
191 candidates are invited through this stream.
International Education Stream
Under the stream, candidates who are international graduates with in-demand skills are invited. This stream has 3 sub-categories:
- Career Employment Pathway
- Graduate Internship Pathway
- Student Entrepreneur Pathway
18 international students received the invitation for nomination under this stream for MPNP.