Manitoba issued another round of invitations on February 27th to 217 immigration candidates to apply for provincial nomination for permanent residence. A total of 1075 Letters of Advice to Apply have been sent out since the start of 2020.
Express Entry candidates, skilled workers in Manitoba and overseas, and international student graduates who filed an Expression of Interest with the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) were invited in this draw.
The Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) went to candidates in the following three provincial streams:
Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 161
Skilled Workers Overseas: 24
International Education Stream: 32
Out of the 217 LAAs issued, a total of 20 went to Express Entry candidates who have a valid express entry id and job seeker validation code.
The Skilled Worker 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.
Skilled Workers in Manitoba Category selects candidates who are working in Manitoba and have a full-time, permanent job offer from their employer, among other criteria.
International Education Stream gives an opportunity to Manitoba graduates with in-demand skills to be invited to apply for a provincial nomination.
Draw Details - February 13, 2020
SKILLED WORKERS IN MANITOBA
Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 161
Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 499
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION STREAM
Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 32
SKILLED WORKERS OVERSEAS
Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 24 invited directly by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative
Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 707
Source: Canada Immigration Newsletter
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program