Latest Manitoba PNP Draw - Canadian Province issued 124 new invitations
Some of the International student graduates and skilled workers both in Manitoba and abroad were invited to apply for a provincial nomination
The Latest Manitoba PNP Draw mark the 91st Manitoba Expression of Interest (EOI) draw took place on June 4.
A Selective number of 124 immigration candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) distributed the invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to candidates who were eligible for the following streams:
The count of total number of LAAs issued to immigration candidates in the year 2020 has reach up to 2,154 after this.
Out of the 124 LAAs issued, nine went to candidates who had profiles in the Express Entry pool.
- Work experience,
- Education, and
- language ability.
The highest-scoring candidates are issued Invitations to Apply (ITAs) through regular federal Express Entry draws.
The extra points effectively guarantee that the candidate will be selected in a subsequent Express Entry draw.
Manitoba’s Expression of Interest system
In order to be invited to apply for a provincial nomination from Manitoba through both the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas categories, candidates need to register an EOI with the MPNP.
An EOI is an online profile that is ranked out of a score of 1,000. Points are awarded for a candidate’s education, work experience, connections to Manitoba and proficiency in English or French, among other factors.
In the latest draw, candidates invited under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream had a score of 523.
The lowest-ranked candidate invited from the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream had a score of 703.
Skilled Workers Overseas and Skilled Workers in Manitoba
The Skilled Workers Overseas Category allows the MPNP to select and nominate skilled foreign workers who can help support Manitoba’s labour market.
Candidates must have an established connection to Manitoba such as close family or friends, previous education or work experience in the province, or an invitation through one of the MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives, among other requirements.
They do not need to be in Manitoba at the time of application in order to be eligible.
The candidates invited through the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream were invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
The candidates invited through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category must have a full-time, permanent job offer from a Manitoba employer, among other criteria.
Manitoba graduates with certain in-demand skills may be invited under the International Education Stream.
This stream includes three sub-categories:
- Career Employment Pathway,
- Graduate Internship Pathway, and the
- International Student Entrepreneur Pilot.
The MPNP sent out 19 LAAs to International Education Stream candidates in this draw.