Manitoba, one of the Canadian provinces which are active in taking immigrants has issued 444 Invitations to candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in its February 15th Expression of Interest Draw. The invitations were issued to eligible skilled workers & international students who had already expressed their interest to immigrate to Manitoba.
Manitoba, this year has conducted three Expression of Interest Draws, pushing the total count to 1,526 Invitations issued till date. All candidates who have received an invitation to apply for a provincial nomination get the chances to become a Canadian Permanent Resident.
It should be noted that the majority of Manitoba’s economic immigration streams are being operated on an Expression of Interest basis and the first step to doing this is to create an Expression of Interest Profile. An Expression of Interest Profile will be looking for individual’s details like education, work experience, language proficiency & more.,
Skilled Worker Overseas Candidates
During the draw held on the 15th of February, Manitoba issued invitations to two groups of candidates in the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream. The number of invitations issued was 268 and the lowest ranking candidate within had a score of 570.
Candidates from the first group were individuals who were in the Express Entry Pool and had registered an expression of interest profile with Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program. Candidates receiving a Letter of Advice to apply for the provincial nomination were required to have an Express Entry ID which is valid, a job seeker validation code and a minimum of recent six months of work experience in Manitoba’s in-demand occupation list.
The second group of candidates were the one with the following conditions being met:
- When there is a close relative residing in Manitoba or the individual has past work experience or educational experiences in Manitoba.
- The individual should be having at least six months of recent work experience in the province’s most demanded occupations.
- The individual should be having the minimum required language proficiency.
Skilled Workers in Manitoba and International Education Stream
A total of 154 invitations were issued to candidates who were eligible temporary foreign workers and graduates from Manitoba post-secondary institutions having required skills by the province’s employers. The split up of the 154 invitations issued were 34 to International Education Stream Candidates and 120 to Skilled Workers in Manitoba.
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