In the latest provincial draw held by the province of Manitoba, a total 224 candidates were invited to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada PR status in a draw that was held on September 25th.
73rd Expression of Interest (EOI) draw invited the candidates who are registered under any one of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) three pathways: Skilled Worker in Manitoba, Skilled Worker Overseas, and the International Education Stream.
Out of the total 224 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) issued, 15 LAAs were given to the candidates with a profile under Federal Government’s Express Entry Program. As we know, Express Entry is a point-based program that manages the profile of the candidates registered under Canada’s three skilled economic immigration programs: Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class, and Canadian Experience Class.
Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) awards points to the candidates with an express profile based on the factors like age, language proficiency, work experience, etc. In case an express entry candidate is able to land a provincial nomination certificate, they are awarded 600 CRS points. With the latest express draw inviting express entry candidates at 462 CRS points, these many points make sure that the candidate is issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for Canada PR Visa to the Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
For express entry candidates to be eligible to get invited by MPNP, they must have eligible work experience in an occupation that is in-demand in the province, among other major requirements, and submit a separate EOI with the MPNP.
140 LAAs were given to the MPNP’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category that is for the temporary foreign workers in the province and international graduates of Manitoba post-secondary educational institutions to apply for permanent residence in the province. For to be eligible under this pathway, a candidate must be working in the province and have a full-time job offer from an eligible employer of the province, and other major criteria.
Lowest ranked candidate under this stream – Skilled Worker in Manitoba selected in the latest draw had a score of 537 points
59 LAAs were issued to Skilled Worker Overseas Category candidates. Under this category, candidates were invited directly through Strategic Recruitment Initiative, which can include overseas recruitment missions organized by MPNP, in association with Manitoba Employers. Candidates were required to have a score of 703 points or more to get invited in the September 25th EOI draw.
International Education Stream invites Manitoba graduates with certain in-demand skills. There are three sub-categories under this stream – Career Employment Pathway, Graduate Internship Pathway, and the Student Entrepreneur Pathway. 25 LAAs were issued International Education Stream candidates. No minimum EOI score was given.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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