Manitoba held its 82nd Expression Of Interest (EOI) draw on January 30th, issuing a total of 181 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) to the immigrants who have applied for a provincial nomination for Canada permanent residence.
LAAs were issued to candidate registered under Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under following three streams:
MPNP also issued 11 LAAs to the express entry registered candidates. Express entry program is the main source of skilled immigrants for Canada, managing profiles of the immigrants who have applied for Canada PR Visa through three federal immigration programs:
Through the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS), profiles are ranked in the express pool. The highest-ranked profiles are then issued Invitation to Apply (ITAs) to apply for Canada PR Visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
For an express entry candidate to land a provincial nomination certificate, they are awarded major 600 CRS points. Express entry candidate to be eligible for MPNP, they must have work experience in any one of MPNP’s Occupation in-demand, among other major factors. They are also required to submit a separate EOI with MPNP.
Candidates registered under MPNP’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Worker Overseas categories; they must have an EOI with MPNP. Candidate’s EOI profiles are awarded points out of the total 1000 points based on MPNP’s point’s assessment grid. The highest-ranked profile in the MPNP EOI pool, are issued LAAs to apply for provincial nomination.
In the latest draw, the lowest-ranked candidate invited under Skilled Worker in Manitoba stream had a score of 548 points.
Lowest-ranked candidates invited from Skilled Worker Overseas stream had a score of 679 points.
MPNP’s Skilled Worker Overseas category allows the province to nominate skilled foreign workers who can support in the province’s labour market.
For this category, the candidate must have a strong connection to a province like family or friends, previous education or work experience in province, or an invitation through one of MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives, among other major requirements.
39 candidates under Skilled Worker Overseas Stream were invited directly through Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
For immigrants to be able to apply for MPNP through Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category, they must be working in the province and have a full-time, permanent job offer from their employer, among other major criteria.
Manitoba graduates with the skill that is in-demand may be invited through MPNP’s International Education Stream. There are three sub-categories: Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway, and the Student Entrepreneur Pathway.
Reference is taken from CIC News.