Manitoba conducted the latest draw on 19th December and issued invitations to skilled workers and international graduates. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program issued 183 invites in the latest draw.
The distribution of invitations are as below:
- Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 149
- Skilled Workers Overseas: 17
- International Education Stream: 17
With the latest draw, the number of invites issued by the MPNP in 2019 reached 7,545.
Among the 183 invites issued, 16 were issued to Express Entry candidates.
To apply for a provincial nomination through Manitoba, you need to submit a separate EOI to MPNP. Your EOI is scored on various factors like education, work experience, language skills etc. Eligible EOIs are scored out of a total of 1,000 points.
In the 19th December draw, the lowest-scoring candidate in the Skilled Worker in Manitoba category scored 542. The lowest score in the Skilled Worker Overseas category was 559.
The Skilled Worker Overseas category chooses foreign workers who have skills which are in demand in Manitoba’s labour market. However, eligible candidates need to prove a connection to Manitoba or be invited through the Strategic Recruitment Initiative of Manitoba. Connection to Manitoba could be established if you had close family or friends, previous work experience or education in Manitoba.
The 19th December draw invited 17 candidates through Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiative.
To qualify under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba category, a candidate must be working in a full-time, permanent job in Manitoba.
Foreign students who have graduated from Manitoba may qualify under the International Education Stream.
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