Skilled workers in Manitoba and abroad as well as international student graduates were invited to apply in a latest Expression of Interest (EOI) draw of Manitoba that was held on June 4, 2020. A total of 124 immigration applicants were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residency in Canada through Manitoba’s PNP draw.
Summary of the recent MPNP draw
Draw date: June 4, 2020.
Program: Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)
Draw Number: 91
Number of candidates invited: 124
The categories invited
1. Skilled Workers in Manitoba
Minimum score required under this Category: 523
Number of invitations issued: 84
2. Skilled Workers overseas
Minimum score required under this Category: 703
Number of invitations issued: 21
3. International Education Stream
Minimum score required under this Category: N/A
Number of invitations issued: 19
Number of Invitations/LAA’s issued so far this year: 2154
LAA’s received by express Entry applicants: 09 out of 124
Express Entry handles applications for three streams of federal economic class immigration: the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).
Qualifying applicants of Express Entry pool will be given Comprehensive Ranking System score which is calculated based on human capital factors such as age, job experience, education, and language skills. Invitations to Apply (ITAs) are issued to the highest scoring candidates through regular Federal Express Entry draws.
If the nine MPNP candidates who received a LAA in the June 4 draw receive the provincial nomination successfully they will receive an additional 600 CRS points. An ITA is guaranteed to them in the subsequent draw.
EOI system of Manitoba
Candidates need to file an EOI with the MPNP in order to be eligible to apply for a provincial Manitoba nomination in both the Manitoba Skilled Workers and the groups of Skilled Workers Overseas.
An EOI is an online profile rated by a score of 1,000. Points are awarded based on a candidate's educational qualification, job experience, ties with Manitoba, and English or French proficiency.
Skilled Workers Overseas and Skilled Workers in Manitoba
The skilled workers overseas stream helps the MPNP to pick and nominate qualified foreign workers who will help sustain the job market in Manitoba.
Candidates must show connection with Manitoba provinces such as close family or friends residing in the province, previous provincial study or work experience in the province, or an invitation under MPNP's one of the Strategic Recruitment Initiatives among other requirements. To be eligible, the candidates need not be in Manitoba at the time of request.
Under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative, the candidates invited through the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream were directly invited by the MPNP.
Among other qualifications, applicants who are accepted under the Manitoba Skilled Workers category must have a full-time, permanent work offer from a Manitoba employer.
International education stream
Under this stream, graduates from Manitoba with specific in-demand skills may be invited.
This stream contains three sub-categories:
Career Employment Pathway
Graduate Internship Pathway and
Student Entrepreneur Pilot International.