The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) has once again extended its warm invitation to aspiring foreign workers and graduates in its latest EOI draw. With a total of 623 individuals receiving invitations to apply for provincial nomination, the draw continues to demonstrate Manitoba’s commitment to welcoming skilled individuals.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program is designed to offer a streamlined pathway to permanent residency for foreign workers and international graduates. The candidates who possess the skills and qualifications that align with the province’s labor market needs are invited for permanent residency.
The Latest Draw Highlights
In the most recent draw conducted on 24 August by the MPNP, a total of 623 foreign workers and graduates were invited to apply for provincial nomination. These invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), are a significant step towards achieving permanent residency status in Canada. Candidates who receive LAAs can now proceed with their application for nomination through the MPNP.
Let’s explore the invited categories in the latest MPNP EOI draw:
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Skilled Workers Stream
The MPNP, in a significant move, identified occupations of paramount importance to Manitoba’s labor market. This selection strategy targeted profiles currently employed within the province in occupations experiencing acute shortages.
Number of LAAs invited: 256
Lowest-ranked candidate invited: 612
- NOC 73: General trades
- NOC 74: Mail and message distribution, other transport equipment operators, and related maintenance workers
- NOC 75: Helpers and laborers and other transport drivers, operators, and laborers
The program extended a robust batch of LAAs to candidates whose profiles were not earmarked in the occupation-specific category
Number of LAAs invited: 250
Lowest-ranked candidate invited: 646
International Education Stream
A gateway to transformation, the International Education Stream issued a total number of 63 LAAs to candidates who passed the eligibility criteria.
Skilled Worker Overseas
Directly invited by the MPNP under the Strategic Recruitment Initiative, a total number of 54 candidates were issued LAAs. With the lowest-ranked candidate holding the ranking of 724, this category exemplifies the program’s dedication to exceptionalism.
From the pool of 623 invitations extended in this selection, 178 invitations were granted to individuals who indicated a legitimate Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.
Eligibility and Criteria
Qualifying for the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program necessitates satisfying certain requisites, which include a sincere intent to reside and work in Manitoba. By extending invitations to overseas workers and scholars, Manitoba aspires to bridge skill gaps and make significant strides toward bolstering its economic vitality.
The August 24th draw marks a continuation of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) rounds, characterized by higher ITAs and lower CRS scores. The consecutive draws by Manitoba PNP underscore the province’s intent to expand the pool of potential candidates qualifying for a provincial nomination within its MPNP streams.