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Over 200 Skilled Workers got the ITA in Latest Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 08, Apr 2017

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Manitoba has issued a significant number of invites to the skilled workers in the latest draw of its provincial nominee program, i.e. Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Manitoba is a vibrant province of Canada and a wonderful place in the world to live and work. Let’s take a look at the key statistics of the latest MPNP draw.

Latest Draw of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Manitoba issued a total of 225 ITAs (Invitations to apply) for immigration to Manitoba via latest draw of its popular Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).  The 29th MPNP draw was launched on March 30, 2017. Out of the total number of Invitations issued via MPNP, 201 invites were sent to the skilled workers staying at Manitoba. The qualifying marks kept for the draw were 657 points.

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The rest 24 invitations were sent to overseas skilled workers under the SRI (Strategic Recruitment Initiative) of Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program. To qualifying in the same applicants needed to score at least 698 points. SRI has been designed to invite the suitable skilled workers to meet precise labour market requirement in Canada. The candidates such invited are offered permanent residency in Canada.

Earlier MPNP Draw

The earlier Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program draw launched in March, 2017 invited a total of 313 candidates. Out of the total ITAs, 250 were issued to the skilled workers in the province of Manitoba. The qualifying marks announced in the draw were 684 points.

The rest 63 invitations were issued to the skilled workers from overseas countries under SRI (Strategic Recruitment Initiative) of Manitoba. The qualifying score decided under this category was 703 points or more.

The Professions Excluded from the MPNP

The foreign skilled workers employed in some key professions were excluded from the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). These professions are as follows:

  • Vocational and college instructors
  • University professors
  • General and specialist physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Secondary and elementary school teachers

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The key reasons behind the exclusion of these professions were:

  • Huge Application backlog
  • Low demand in the Labour market
  • Considerable roadblocks in the participation in the labour market of the province

Candidates with High Score didn’t Receive ITA

Certain applicants with high score than required didn’t received the ITA, this might be due to such applicants didn’t provide genuine language test score or the language test provided is no more valid.

Moreover, if you are eligible under SRI (Strategic Recruitment Initiative), you may not have provided the invitation number in your EOI (Expression of Interest). Hence, the applicants are always advised to submit their Expression of Interest complete with one hundred percent accuracy.

Want to Move to Canada through express entry or PNP?

If you have plans to get permanent residency in Canada through express entry or Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), you may get in touch with a trusted and reliable Canadian Visa and Immigration Consultant to complete the immigration process with pin point accuracy.

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It’s also good time to apply for Canada immigration in view of low qualifying marks in express entry and PNPs along with relaxed immigration rules by the government.


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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