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Posted on October 13 2021

Manitoba PNP invites 426 immigration candidates, offers nomination

By  Editor
Updated November 15 2023

Canadian provinces are continuing to attract more skilled immigrants with regular PNP draws. If you are interested in Canada immigration via its provinces, we have news for you.

On October 7, 2021. Manitoba PNP invited 426 immigration candidates all across 3 PNP streams. This is how the invitations were issued:

Stream No. of invitations Min. EOI score
International Education Stream 55 None
Skilled Workers Overseas 21 729
Skilled Workers in Manitoba 350 446

84 of the total invitations issued went to Express Entry candidates.

About Express Entry

Express Entry is a points-based application management system. It's used by the federal government to manage applications for immigration. These applications are filed for 3 federal high-skilled immigration programs namely CEC, FSTP, and FSWP.

The applicants to Express Entry have their profiles added to a candidate pool. It's accessible to both federal and provincial governments. Every candidate profile is ranked by CRS with scores assigned. Factors like age, education, work experience, and skills in Canada’s official language are considered to decide the scores.

Provincial governments choose and nominate Express Entry candidates through PNP draws. They automatically add 600 extra points to their original CRS scores. This way, the candidates get a higher score. The high score will increase their chances to get an ITA to the near surety in a forthcoming federal immigration draw.

For a provincial nomination, these candidates need to create an EOI profile with the provincial PNP involved. The EOI profiles are given scores on the province’s unique points grid.

The highest-scoring Express Entry candidates are invited by IRCC. They are invited to apply for Canada PR when they take part in regular invitation rounds. Those who are invited can officially apply for Canada immigration.

Eligibility for different streams

Immigration candidates who get invitations from Manitoba PNP under the International Education stream must have completed their studies in Manitoba. They must also show that they possess the in-demand skills needed by the province.

Immigration candidates who get invitations from Manitoba PNP under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream must demonstrate their connections with Manitoba. This could be family members already living in Manitoba, being invited via one of Manitoba’s Strategic Recruitment Initiatives, or having previous experience in Manitoba.

Immigration candidates who get invitations from Manitoba PNP under the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream will need to have a full-time paid job offer from a Manitoba employer.

If you want to check your eligibility for Canada immigration, click here now.

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  3. Note:

PR – Permanent Residence/Permanent Resident

CRS – Comprehensive Ranking System

EOI – Expression of Interest

PNP – Provincial Nominee Program

ITA – Invitation to Apply

IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

FSWP – Federal Skilled Worker Program

FSTP – Federal Skill Trades Program

CEC – Canadian Experience Class


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