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Manitoba Immigration- MPNP issued 546 Invitations under different Streams in its latest Draw

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 02, Feb 2018

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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) - a popular Provincial Nominee Program of Canada has issued a total of 546 invitations to the applicants to apply for Provincial Nomination. These invites were issued under different streams of MPNP. The MPNP is the Provincial Nominee Program Canadian Province Manitoba, which operates in coordination with federal government of Canada and nominate the suitable skilled workers for permanent residency (PR) in Canada.

Invitations Issued in latest MPNP Draw

The latest Expression of Interest system based draw occurred inviting 148 candidates via express entry pathway as part of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).

  • Express Entry Pathway

A total of 148 letters of Advice sent to the applicants registered in the federal express entry system and who possess the job seeker validation code. Having a recent experience of minimum six months MPNP- In-Demand Occupations List is another key criteria of this key stream of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). The cut of marks for receiving LAA was 560 points.

  • Skilled Worker in Manitoba
For the category, i.e. Skilled Workers in Manitoba, a total of 191 applicants were invited, qualifying marks (EOI ranking) being 647 points. This is another key stream of MPNP.
  • Skilled Workers Overseas Stream

A total of 64 applicants received Letter of Advice under Skilled Workers Overseas Stream through Strategic Recruitment Initiative the qualifying marks or EOI ranking being 647 points.

Also read- NBPNP- Express Entry Labour Market Stream open for IT Professionals & other Occupations

What are Strategic Recruitment Initiatives?

Strategic Recruitment Initiatives comprise the following:
  • Recruitment missions: These foreign employment/immigration fairs include representatives of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program interviewing overseas skilled workers and subsequently inviting them to apply after they have made a formal Expression of Interest to the MPNP.
  • Exploratory visits: The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program may issue invitation to the individuals, who have undertaken a pre-approved Exploratory Visit and passed an interview with a program official.
  • Skilled workers outside the province
  • Extra 143 Letters of Advice issued to the skilled workers outside Manitoba province and who also fulfil the below parameters:
    • Minimum 6 months of recent experience in any of the occupations listed on Manitobas In-demand Occupations list
    • A close relative living in Manitoba or past education or work experience in the province
    • Language proficiency of CLB 5 lestwork experience is mainly in a regulated occupation (minimum 7) or a compulsory trade(CLB 6).

    The qualifying marks in this category were 605 points.

    The express entry applicants, who apply for provincial nomination and get selected for the same, get additional 600 CRS (Comprehensive Ranking System) points in the express entry system. The additional CRS points make such applicants eligible to receive (ITA) to apply Canadian Permanent residency in the subsequent draw of federal express entry system.

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    Rajneesh Kumar

    Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

    He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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