Latest Manitoba draw for provincial nomination has issued new 530 invitations for permanent residency under its Skilled Workers and Skilled Worker Overseas program. Under Skilled workers program a total of 317 invitations were issued while under Skilled Worker Overseas program 213 invitations were issued.
Both streams are under Manitoba Provincial Nomination Program (MPNP) that allows the province to nominate the highly skilled immigrants for the economical development of the program.
Draw that was held on December 5, unspecified invitations were also given to the candidate’s of express entry program. Immigrants who have submitted their profile under Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) and Canadian Experience Class (CEC) are pooled under express entry program.
Manitoba provincial nomination has an express entry linked stream which is a part of Skilled Workers Overseas Stream and that allows the provincial immigration office to nominate an eligible express entry for permanent residence.
Once the candidate is selected via the express entry program for provincial nomination, they are awarded with 600 additional CRS points. These many points make sure that the candidate gets an invitation to Apply (ITA) to apply for permanent residence. One of the criteria for Manitoba provincial nomination is that the candidate needs to have minimum six month work experience in the work of field that is in-demand in the province.
For the candidate to apply for provincial nomination via express entry program, they need to show Expression Of Interest (EOI) in their profile where they have submitted details like candidate’s education, work experience, language proficiency in English or French etc. and select the province they want to settle in. Based on the details aforementioned, points are awarded to the candidates and via these points their profile is ranked in Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Higher the rank of candidate’s profile higher is the chances for getting an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residency. These higher-ranked candidates are selected for provincial nomination through regular draws from Manitoba’s EOI pool.
Latest Manitoba’s draw that was held on December 5, invited candidates with low scores as low as 596 in Skilled Workers Overseas stream and in Skilled Workers stream lowest score was around 375. Foreign workers with minimum score of 711 were invited via MPNP through a strategic recruitment initiative.
Reference is taken from CIC News.