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Posted on December 16 2022

Manitoba PNP draw #161: 1,030 skilled foreign workers offered PR nominations

By Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Highlights: Manitoba PNP draw #161 had 1,030 immigration candidates

  • The update of Manitoba PNP draw #161 which was conducted on December 15, 2022, is out now.
  • 1,030 immigration candidates were offered a PR
  • Candidates who had submitted an EOI were selected for receiving an invitation.

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Details of the Manitoba PNP draw:

On December 15, 2022, 1,030 immigration candidates were invited and offered a PR nomination to immigrate to Canada and settle in Manitoba. Below, we have the details of the draw for you.

EOI Draw #161

Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued:


Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited:


This was a draw that took place for candidates under the Skilled Workers Overseas stream. In this draw, out of the total number of invitations issued, 656 invitations were received by those candidates who declared that they had the following:

  • An Express Entry idea that’s valid
  • A job seeker validation code

Why is Manitoba inviting more foreign workers?

Manitoba needs skilled foreign workers in various occupations including:

Registered Nurses (NOC 31301)

As of December 2022, there are close to 1,500 job vacancies for this occupation. In Manitoba, Registered Nurses have the highest job rating in the Job Bank which is the Canadian government’s job posting site.

Software Developers (NOC 21232)

In early December 2022, there were close to 160 Software Developer jobs available in Manitoba.

Accountant (NOC 11100)

In early December 2022, there were close to 230 Accountant jobs available in Manitoba. This occupation has been rated as “good” with regard to job prospects.

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Who were the 305 people invited through Manitoba PNP draw on December 1?

Manitoba invites skilled foreign nationals through two of the province’s provincial immigration pathways. These are:

  • Skilled Workers Overseas
  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba

The pathway named Skilled Workers Overseas issues nominations to immigration applicants who show that they are already connected to Manitoba in one of the following ways:

  • the support of friends or family members
  • previous education/work experience in the province
  • an ITA (Invitation to Apply) the candidates received directly from the MPNP as part of a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

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