Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) issued 170 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in the Expression of Interest (EoI) draw held on May 9. With this draw, the total number of invitations issued by Manitoba so far this year has reached 4071.
Out of the total 170 invitations issued, 15 have been issued to candidates with a valid Express Entry profile and job seeker validation code. The Express Entry candidates, if nominated by Manitoba, would receive 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score points. It means they would receive an invitation to apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent Express Entry draw.
May 9th EoI draw saw the majority of the invitations being issued to candidates belonging to the Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream. Of the total 170 invitations issued in the draw, 101 invitations went to candidates of this stream. The lowest score of the Skilled Worker in Manitoba candidates invited in the latest draw, under the unique points grid of Manitoba, was 569.
While another 52 invitations were issued to Skilled Workers Overseas candidates, 17 invitations went to the candidates of the International Education stream. The lowest score of candidates selected under the Skilled Workers Overseas was 616. The International Education Stream is meant for international students who graduated from post-secondary institutions in Manitoba. All the Skilled Workers Overseas candidates were invited by the MPNP through the Strategic Recruitment Initiatives. In these initiatives, MPNP works with Manitoba employers to fill the vacant positions in the province.
How to obtain a provincial nomination from Manitoba?
The first step for candidates to obtain a provincial nomination from Manitoba is to submit an Expression of Interest to the MPNP. While submitting the EoI, the candidate has to provide information with regard to a number of factors such as educational qualification, work experience, language proficiency, connections to the province of Manitoba etc. After this, each candidate profile is awarded a score based on the above factors. The highest-scoring candidates are invited to apply for a provincial nomination in the draws that are conducted regularly.
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