In the draw held on July 5 Manitoba issued 354 invitations to seek the provincial nomination on way to obtain permanent residence in Canada. The Letters of Advice to apply were in favor of candidates belonging to the Skilled Workers in Manitoba - 85, Skilled Workers Overseas - 248, and International Education Streams – 21, featuring in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program.
The features of the Program
The Program allows the province in nominating overseas employees and global graduates belonging to the provincial post-secondary institutions to seek permanent residence in Canada.
During the course of last year, the MPNP had issued nominations in various immigration streams, and most of the candidates belonged to the streams of skilled workers.
Moreover, 91 LAAs were issued to the candidates who had the valid profile in the federal system of Express Entry. This system is the principal source to attract top skilled overseas talents in Canada. Additionally it manages the pool of candidates in the economic-class immigration programs. These are:
• Federal Skilled Trades Class
• Federal Skilled Worker Class,
• Canadian Experience Class
Such candidates receiving the provincial nomination also get the benefit of 600 additional points in their ranking score, which serves as a guarantee to get the invitation from the Government for applying and seeking the permanent residence.
Manitoba Provincial Nomination
The first step in the Manitoba Provincial Nomination is that the Express Entry candidates have to create a distinct profile through the Expression of Interest with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. Additionally they must meet its requirements like the six months recent work experience in a top occupation appearing on the Manitoba. Completion of the EOI, is the first step for sub-streams, in the MPNP, involving the skilled workers, and requires the aspirants, to enter all the valid information, regarding their work experience, education, language proficiency in and possible connections to Manitoba. Finally, they get a score depending on these answers.
Candidates who have the topmost scores get the invitation in the regular draws from the provincial EOI pool.
The minimum score
The minimum score necessary to get the LAA in the July 5 draw was:
• Skilled Workers in Manitoba candidates: 565
• Skilled Workers Overseas candidates: 594
• Skilled Workers Overseas: candidates in the Strategic Recruitment Initiative: 619
After conducting this draw the total number of LAAs that were issued to skilled workers in 2019 was 5,333.