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Posted on May 25 2020

Manitoba PNP draw sends out invites to 99 candidates

By  Editor
Updated July 25 2023

Immigration Canada had another Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draw held by Manitoba on May 21, 2020.

Invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence were sent to 99 immigration candidates.

The invitations got issued by the Manitoba PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) to candidates in the streams of:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba - 72 invites
  • Skilled Workers Overseas - 15 invites
  • International Education – 12 invites

So far this year, Manitoba has issued 2,030 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA), which is simply called ‘invitations’.

The draw on May 21 was Manitoba’s 90th PNP draw counting from the time the program started in April 2014.

9 LAAs were sent to candidates with a valid profile in the federal Express Entry system.

These candidates from the Express Entry are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score. It’s calculated considering factors like work experience, education, age, and language skills.

Candidates who are top scorers will get invited to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada. They can apply through draws that are regularly conducted from the Express Entry pool.

Candidates who get provincial nomination are given an additional 600 points upon their CRS scores. With that the candidates will be effectively guaranteed to get Invitations to Apply (ITA) issued by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Those who got a provincial nomination from Manitoba via this latest draw will be given a job seeker validation code.

International Education

Graduates from Manitoba with some high-demand skills have the chance of being invited under the International Education stream.

The 3 sub-categories this stream are:

  • International Student Entrepreneur Pilot
  • Graduate Internship Pathway
  • Career Employment Pathway

12 LAAs were sent out to candidates who came under this stream in the latest draw.

There wasn’t a minimum score stipulated for Expression of Interest (EOI).

Skilled Workers Overseas

The candidates selected from this stream were invited directly via a Strategic Recruitment Initiative. This includes MPNP’s overseas recruitments. It’s in most cases associated with employers in Manitoba.

A candidate under this stream needed a score of 613 or above to become eligible for an LAA.

Skilled Workers in Manitoba

Temporary foreign workers in Manitoba and international graduates from post-secondary educational institutions in Manitoba who are eligible to use this stream as a way to get Canada Permanent Residence.

An eligible candidate will have work in Manitoba doing a full-time permanent job with the employer.

The lowest-ranked candidate chosen under this stream had scored 485 points in this draw.

If you are looking to Study, Work, Visit, Invest or Migrate to Canada, talk to Y-Axis, the World’s No.1 Immigration & Visa Company.

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