The province of Manitoba in Canada has held another round of invitations under the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP] of Canada.
On March 25, 2021, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program [MPNP] held its EOI Draw #111. By EOI here is implied the Expression of Interest system.
An EOI profile will have to be created with the MPNP as a way of communicating an interest in settling within the province on being granted Canadian permanent residence.
Of the total 335 invitations – also referred to as Letters of Advice to Apply [LAAs] – 49 went out to candidates that had “declared a valid Express Entry ID and job seeker validation code”.
This is the second MPNP draw to be held in March 2021. The previous draw of the month was held on March 11.
Manitoba is one of the 9 provinces and 2 territories in Canada that are a part of the PNP of Canada. Quebec, with its own immigration program as per the Canada-Quebec Accord, is not a part of the PNP.
Nunavut, on the other hand, has no immigration program as such.
Canada immigration pathways available under Manitoba PNP are –
|Skilled Worker Stream||Skilled Workers in Manitoba|
|Skilled Workers Overseas|
|International Education Stream||Career Employment Pathway|
|Graduate Internship Pathway|
|International Student Entrepreneur Pilot|
|Business Investor Stream||Entrepreneur Pathway|
Approximately 15,000 migrate overseas to Manitoba annually.
While some select Manitoba for the employment opportunities that it has to offer, others choose Manitoba so that they could be closer to their families.
According to the MPNP, “According to a recent survey, 85 per cent of Manitoba provincial nominees were working three months after arrival, 76 per cent were homeowners within five years and 95 per cent of families settle permanently in the community, making Manitoba their new home.”
|An Overview of the March 25 Manitoba PNP draw|
EOI Draw #111
Date of Draw – March 25, 2021
Total LAAs issued: 335
Express Entry candidates invited: 49
|Category||Letters of Advice to Apply [LAAs] sent||Minimum EOI score required|
|Skilled Workers Overseas||
Directly invited under Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
|Skilled Workers in Manitoba||
|International Education Stream||
|No EOI score required.|
An Express Entry candidate that receives a nomination – under any of the Express Entry-linked PNP streams – gets 600 ‘additional’ points automatically allotted to their Comprehensive Ranking System [CRS] scores.
Thereby, a PNP nomination effectively guarantees that Express Entry candidate being invited by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] in the next federal draw to be held.
With the latest MPNP draw, a total of 1,627 have been invited by the MPNP so far in 2021.
|MPNP Draws in 2021
So far in 2021 –
Total MPNP draws: 5
Total MPNP invitations: 1,627
|Draw||Date of Draw||Total LAAs sent||Of these, invitations issued to Express Entry candidates|
|EOI Draw #106||January 14, 2021||272||18|
|EOI Draw #107||January 28, 2021||218||13|
|EOI Draw #108||February 12, 2021||296||20|
|EOI Draw #109||February 26, 2021||207||5|
|EOI Draw #110||March 11, 2021||299||35|
|EOI Draw #111||March 25, 2021||335||49|
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