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Manitoba PNP invited 436 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR in a new draw on September 15, 2022

In a new immigration draw held on September 15, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued 436 invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent residency (PR).

The LAAs went to immigration candidates through three separate categories of MPNP – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream.

Distribution of invitations

Stream Invitations/LAAs  Issued Minimum EOI score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 388 613
Skilled Workers Overseas 07 726
International Education Stream 41 No EOI score requirement

 Out of the total LAAs issued, 150 went to immigration candidates with profiles in the Federal Express Entry system.

Manitoba – Canada’s Prairie Province

Located in the heart of Canada, Manitoba is one of Canada’s three Prairie Provinces. Canada’s central province boasts a mix of landscapes, in-depth history, diverse communities, and four distinct seasons.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), offers foreign skilled workers, international graduates, agricultural entrepreneurs, and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba, a pathway to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

Express Entry Candidates, who successfully receive a nomination from Manitoba, are awarded additional 600 points toward their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. This effectively increases their chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in subsequent Express Entry Draw.

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Manitoba PNP draw – 353 immigration candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR on August 26, 2022

Manitoba PNP draw – 353 immigration candidates received invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR on August 26, 2022

The Canadian province of Manitoba invited 353 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR on August 26, 2022.

The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) were issued under three different categories of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream.

Distribution of invitations

As usual, most of the LAAs (259) were sent to Skilled Workers in Manitoba category with a minimum Expression of interest (EOI) score of 619. A total of 58 invitations were issued to Skilled Workers Overseas applicants and 36 went under International Education Stream of MPNP.

Stream Invitations/LAAs  Issued Minimum EOI score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 259 619
Skilled Workers Overseas 58 708
International Education Stream 36 No EOI score requirement

Out of total 353 LAAs issued, 79 were issued to immigration candidates with valid Express Entry profiles. If invited Express Entry candidates successfully receive a provincial nomination from MPNP, they will automatically get 600 points added to their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) allows the province to nominate foreign workers and international graduates of its post-secondary institutions for Canadian permanent residence through its three popular immigration streams – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education stream.

In order to qualify to apply under MPNP, immigration candidates need to score at least 60 points according to the MPNP’s assessment criteria. They also need a connection to Manitoba such as a close relative or a family member, who is a permanent resident of Canada; previous employment or studies in the province.

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Manitoba invited 348 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian Permanent residency on June 30, 2022

Manitoba released the results of its latest Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw held on June 30, 2022.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued a total of 348 invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) for a provincial nomination to candidates under three different immigration categories.

Stream> Invitations/LAAs  Issued Minimum EOI score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 186 773
Skilled Workers Overseas 83 711
International Education Stream 79 No EOI score requirement

 

Out of total invitations issued, 59 went to immigration candidates with profiles in the Federal Express Entry system.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) offers international graduates, foreign skilled workers, entrepreneurs and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in the province of Manitoba, a pathway to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

  • Skilled Worker in Manitoba

The Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category of MPNP is open to qualified temporary foreign workers and international graduates who are currently working in the province and have been offered a permanent, full-time job with their Manitoba employer.

  • Skilled Worker Overseas

This category allows the MPNP to nominate eligible immigration candidates living outside Canada who have an established connection to Manitoba such as the previous education or work experience in the province, support of family members or friends, or an invitation under one of the MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives.

  • International Education Stream

MPNP’s International Education Stream is designed to provide faster pathways to nomination to international students graduating in Manitoba who fit the province’s labour market needs.

Express Entry Candidates, who successfully receive a nomination from MPNP, are awarded an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. This effectively increases their chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in subsequent Express Entry Draw.

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Canada invited 1,500 FSW, CEC, and FST candidates to apply for PR for the first time since 2020

Express Entry Draw #226 –July 6, 2022

Canada invited 1,500 FSW, CEC, and FST candidates to apply for PR for the first time since 2020

All-Program Express Entry draws have officially resumed!

Canada has invited a total of 1,500 Federal Skilled Worker (FSW), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and Federal Skilled Trades (FST) candidates to apply for permanent residence (PR) in the new all-program Express Entry draw held on July 6, 2022.

The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score cut-off threshold for this draw was 557 points. Due to the large numbers of applicants who had accumulated in the Express Entry system, the CRS score cut-off for this draw was higher than usual FSWP and CEC draws.  As of July 6, 2022, there were a total of 226,849 candidates in the Express Entry pool. Out of this, 9442 candidates had a CRS score of 500 or higher.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) also applied the tie-breaking rule and the time-stamp was set for November 13, 2021, at 02:20:46 UTC. This means that Express Entry candidates who had a CRS score of 557 or more and had submitted their Express Entry profile before this time and date, received an invitation to apply (ITA) in this draw.

Results: Rounds of invitations

  • Date and time of round: July 6, 2022 at 14:34:34 UTC
  • Program: No program specified
  • Total ITAs issued: 1,500
  • Rank required to be invited to apply: 1,500th or above
  • CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 557
  • Tie-breaking rule: November 13, 2021 at 02:20:46 UTC

Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser also announced that new immigration applications will be processed within 6 months.

In his official statement, he said, “Today, I am pleased to announce that Express Entry draws have officially resumed and applications will be processed at our 6-month processing standard. I look forward to welcoming skilled workers who will be essential in addressing Canada’s labour shortages.”

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Manitoba invited 191 candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canada PR in new PNP draw on March 24

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 191 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for Canada PR in latest draw on March 24.

The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were divided across three immigration streams of MPNP – Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream.

Distribution of Invitations

Stream Invitations/LAAs  Issued Minimum EOI score
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 102 769
Skilled Workers Overseas 64 712
International Education Stream 25 No EOI score requirement

 Out of total invitations issued, 43 went to immigration candidates with profiles in the Federal Express Entry system.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

The MPNP offers recent graduates, foreign skilled workers, businesspeople and their families with the intention and ability to successfully settle and economically establish in Manitoba, a pathway to apply for Canadian permanent residence.

There are three major streams under the MPNP that offer foreign skilled workers a pathway to settle in Canada permanently – Skilled Workers Overseas Stream, Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream, and International Education Stream.

Eligibility to apply under Skilled Workers Overseas: Express Entry Pathway

  • Work experience: Minimum 6 months in an occupation on the In-Demand Occupations list
  • The minimum official language proficiency depends on your assessed occupation skill level:
  • Minimum CLB 7 for NOC 0 or A
  • Minimum CLB 6 for NOC B
  • Completed one post-secondary program of at least one year (Canadian equivalent)
  • Age – 18 Years or older
  • Have the confirmed support of a close friend or relative who has resided in Manitoba for at least one year OR Hold a valid Invitation to Apply issued by the MPNP.

Express Entry Candidates, who successfully receive a nomination from a PNP are awarded an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points. This effectively increases their chances of receiving an Invitation to Apply (ITA) from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in subsequent Express Entry Draw.

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