Reports say that Manitoba Nominated Record Number of Individuals for PR During 2018

Reports say that Manitoba Nominated Record Number of Individuals

The year 2018 was an active year for Canada & its immigration authorities as immigration is becoming increasingly beneficial to the country and Manitoba is one of the provinces which has made effective use of its provincial nominee programs. Reports state that Manitoba during the year 2018 nominated 5,207 candidates for a provincial nomination.

Manitoba, one of the thirteen Canadian provinces & territories is quite well known for its economic development and employment opportunities which resulted in the 5,207 nominations of candidates. Out of the total nominations, a huge 98 per cent were given to skilled working candidates and the remaining were to Manitoba’s Business Investor Stream.

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The Manitoba PNP is the oldest Canadian Provincial Nominee Program and has been extremely active since its introduction, inviting more than 130,000 immigrants to the province. Almost 90 per cent of the individuals who have immigrated to Manitoba was able to procure a job within the first year of their arrival. The split up of the 5,207 nominations are being mentioned below:

  • 3,399 nominations (65 per cent) to Skilled Workers in Manitoba
  • 1,720 nominations (33 per cent) to Skilled Workers Overseas
  • 88 nominations (2 per cent) to Business Investors

Candidates from the Express Entry Pool who receive a provincial nomination will be receiving 600 additional CRS Scores which effectively guarantees their chances to get a Canadian PR. An individual to be considered eligible should first submit an Expression of Interest Profile with the province and the profile will be evaluated based on the factors like age, educational qualification, work experience and the individual’s connection to the province of Manitoba.

Other Important Things About Manitoba’s 2018 Immigration Activities:

  • India led the nomination list with a total of 1,780 nominations.
  • The highest number of nominations fell under the occupation Sales & Service Occupations (1,885) followed by Business, Finance & Administration Occupations (728).
  • 98 percentage of Skilled Worker applications in Manitoba were approved.
  • There were 1,292 nominees who had a Manitoba post-secondary degree.
  • The processing time for Skilled Worker Manitoba applications were an approximate of 2.8 months.

Manitoba has been quite active in helping skilled workers immigrate to the province who could contribute to the positive economic growth. With new immigration targets for the next three years, one could expect Manitoba to take in more skilled workers in the upcoming years. Get in touch with our team of experts to know more about how to immigrate to check your eligibility to immigrate for free!

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