Canada’s Manitoba province has held another round of invitations, asking 400+ candidates to apply for a nomination under the provincial route to Canadian permanent residence.
On December 2, 2021, Manitoba issued a total of 438 invitations to Canada immigration hopefuls that had expressed an interest in settling in Manitoba after getting their Canada PR visa.
Manitoba is a part of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Manitoba PNP is officially known as the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Invitations by Manitoba are referred to as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA).
The previous MPNP draw was held on November 18, 2021.
|An Overview of the December 2 Manitoba PNP draw|
|Expression of Interest (EOI) Draw #131|
Total LAAs issued: 438
Express Entry candidates invited: 71
|Category||Number of invitations issued||Minimum EOI score required|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||51|
Considered only if –
· Directly invited under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative
· Had an Express Entry ID and job seeker validation code.
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||358||449|
|International Education Stream||29||No EOI score required.|
Here, by an Express Entry ID is implied having a valid profile in the Express Entry system that comes under the department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
As per Manitoba PNP, IRCC Express Entry candidates will only be eligible to receive a nomination if their Express Entry profile is valid at the time of the assessment of their application by the MPNP.
A score, called the EOI score, is allotted to a profile following successful registration of an EOI profile with the MPNP.
|How does Manitoba PNP give EOI points? |
MPNP Expression of Interest Ranking Points Grid
|Factors Assessed||Maximum Points Available|
|Factor 1: Language Proficiency|
· First Official Language
· Second Official Language
|Factor 2: Age||75|
|Factor 3: Work Experience||175|
|Factor 4: Education||125|
|Factor 5: Adaptability|
· Connection to Manitoba
· Manitoba Demand
· Regional Development
|Factor 6: Risk Assessment|
How likely you are to settle in Manitoba in preference to another province/territory in Canada.
|Maximum Overall Points: 1,000|
Canada Skilled Immigration Points Calculator – Check your eligibility
An Express Entry candidate that is able to secure a PNP nomination for Canada PR – under any of the Express Entry linked PNP streams – will be automatically allotted 600 ranking points as per the Comprehensive ranking System. With the CRS 600 points boost by a PNP nomination, that candidate is guaranteed an ITA by IRCC in a subsequent federal draw.
A PNP nomination can make your Canada PR visa through Express Entry more attainable.
Candidates invited by Manitoba in the latest draw were those –
Proof – of working in a regulated occupation and having undergone all necessary licensing steps for working in Manitoba – will have to be provided.
|10,213 LAAs issued by Manitoba in the 26 MPNP draws held so far in 2021.|
As per the annual nomination spaces allotment by IRCC, Manitoba can nominate 5,400 under base nominations and 875 through IRCC Express Entry.
As per official statistics, each year around 15,000 individuals from across the world move to Manitoba.
Newcomers choose Manitoba for a variety of reasons – affordable family living, friendly communities, many jobs and career opportunities available are some of the motivating factors.
As per a survey, 95% of families that move to Manitoba settle permanently within their communities in the province.
While Manitoba PNP is generally the better-known route to Canada PR, other pathways to immigrate to Manitoba include federal immigration programs, such as family sponsorship.
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