The Express of Interest (EOI) draw held on June 20th issued 450 invitations to eligible candidates under the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Among the total 450 invitations, 133 invites went to Express Entry candidates.
Also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), the invitations were extended to three streams that are part of the MPNP, which are Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Streams.
A total of 323 invites were issued under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream, while Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream candidates got 101 invites. LAAs issued to International Education stream candidates amounted to 26.
Minimum Expression of Interest draw score:
In order to be considered for a provincial nomination, filling up of EOI is the mandatory step to be followed.
EOI contains candidates’ details like age, educational qualification, work experience, language proficiency and established connection to Manitoba based on which, a relevant score is computed.
In the June 20th draw, minimum EOI draw score was 475 for Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream candidates, 599 for skilled workers overseas candidates and 704 for candidates selected through strategic recruitment initiatives under MPNP.
What is the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program?
MPNP aims to attract a targeted group of immigrants to Manitoba province in Canada. For the LAAs issued under the Skilled Worker Overseas on June 20th draw, the candidates fulfilled the criteria of a minimum of six months experience in any one of the occupations listed under Manitoba’s In-demand occupation list and minimum language proficiency of CLB/NCLC 5.
Among those received LAAs under the Skilled Worker in Manitoba stream were foreign workers and international graduates, who were offered permanent and a full-time job opportunity in Manitoba.
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