Manitoba issues 186 invitations in the first draw of 2020

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Manitoba conducted the first draw of 2020 on 2nd January. 186 invitations were issued to skilled workers and international students in Manitoba and overseas. 

The break-up of the invitations issued was as follows: 

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 122 
  • Skilled Workers Overseas: 42 
  • International Education:22 

This is the eighth EOI draw of Manitoba since the program was started in 2014. 

Out of the 186 invitations issued, 24 were issued to candidates with a valid Express Entry ID. These candidates can apply for a provincial nomination to Manitoba which will add 600 points to their CRS score. 

To be eligible for a provincial nomination, Express Entry candidates must have work experience in any one of in-demand occupations in Manitoba. 

To be invited under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba or Skilled Workers Overseas streams, candidates must first submit an EOI to MPNP. Eligible applicants are given a score out of 1,000 points on various factors like connection to Manitoba, education, work experience, language skills etc. 

The lowest-scoring candidate scored 534 points in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream in the 2nd January draw. The lowest-scoring candidate in the Skilled Workers Overseas stream had a score of 708. 

42 candidates who were invited through the Skilled Workers Overseas stream received invitations under Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiative. 

Among other eligibility requirements, candidates applying under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream must have a job offer from Manitoba. 

International students of Manitoba who have skills that are in-demand in the province may apply under the International Education Stream. 

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