In its 77th Provincial draw, Manitoba issued a total of 230 ITAs (Invitation to Apply) to the candidates who have applied for Provincial nomination for Canada PR Visa. These candidates have registered under Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)’s streams: Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category, Skilled Worker Overseas Category, and International Education immigration streams.
With these new invitations issued, the total of invitations issued to skilled workers and the International education stream this year is 7,141 invitations.
Under MPNP’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Worker, Overseas invitations are issued on the basis of Expression of Interest (EOI) system. In this system, candidates are required to create a profile which is then ranked a score out of 1000 points. These points are awarded based on the candidate’s credentials like Work Experience, Education, and Connection to the province and language proficiency, among other major factors. The highest-ranked profiles are then issued the Letter of Advice to Apply (LAAs) that allows them to apply for a provincial nomination to apply for Canada PR Visa.
In the latest provincial draw held on November 21st, a lowest-ranked candidate in Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream had a score of 504 points and under Skilled Worker Overseas Stream had a score of 739 points.
The 230 LAAs issued in November 21st draw were distributed in following way:
16 candidates were invited through Skilled Worker Overseas Stream directly under MPNP’s Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
MPNP’s Skilled Worker Overseas Category allows the province to nominate skilled foreign candidates who will be able to meet the requirements of the local labour market. This candidate must establish connection to Manitoba such as close 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.
Candidates invited under MPNP’s Skilled Worker in Manitoba Category stream must be working in the province and have a full-time permanent job offer from their employer, among other major criteria.
Reference is taken from CIC News
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