217 Candidates Invited In New Manitoba Immigration Draw

The February 27 new Manitoba immigration draw saw 217 candidates receive Letters of Advice to Apply across three categories.

The new Manitoba immigration draw saw 161 Letters of Advices go to Skilled Workers In Manitoba candidates, with the lowest-ranked candidate securing 499 points.

There were also thirty-two (32) LAAs issued to International Education Stream candidates.

The final twenty-four (24) LAAs went to Skilled Workers Overseas candidates through a Strategic Recruitment Initiative, with the lowest-ranked candidate securing 707 points.

Manitoba stated that twenty (20) of the 217 applicants had valid Express Entry IDs and job seeker validation codes.

For detailed requirements of all the streams listed in this draw, please check below.

This was the 84th draw in the history of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).

What Were the Details of Feb, 13 Manitoba Draw?

Stream Sub-Stream LAAs The score of Lowest Ranked Candidate
1) Skilled Workers in Manitoba 161 499
2) International Education Streams 32
3) Skilled Worker Overseas Strategic Recruitment Initiatives 24 707

Eligibility For Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream

The Skilled Workers in Manitoba Stream (SWM) is based on the specific needs of employers in Manitoba. SWM selects foreign-trained workers with the needed skills and nominates them for Canada immigration. The stream prioritizes individuals with strong ties to Manitoba, with two pathways to Manitoba immigration.

a) Manitoba Work Experience Pathways

For candidates currently working in Manitoba on temporary work permits, through the Temporary Foreign Workers Program or as international graduates from any Canadian province. Candidates are not required to be working in In-Demand Occupations.

b) Employer Direct Recruitment Pathways

For candidates from overseas with job offers from approved Manitoba employers.

Eligibility For Skilled Worker Overseas Stream

The Skilled Workers Overseas Stream (SWO) includes both a dedicated Canada Express Entry Pathways and direct provincial pathways.

It is targeted at international skilled workers with skills and training in Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupations. Priority is given to candidates and spouses with close family ties, plus the language proficiency, training and experience to find employment quickly.

a) Manitoba Express Entry Pathways

For international candidates qualified under another MPNP stream, who also meet Express Entry requirement and have a valid Express Entry profile. Candidates need skills, training and experiences in one of Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupations, and a strong family tie to the province.

b) Human Capital Pathways

For international skilled workers with skills, training and experiences in one of Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupations. Candidates must show the potential to get a job soon after they arrive in Manitoba.

Eligibility Requirements For the International Education Stream

The International Education Stream (IES) is aimed at international graduates from Manitoba colleges and universities. Under IES, a candidate does not need to work for six (6) months in their field before applying for an MPNP nomination. It has three categories:

1) Career Employment Pathway

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Must have finished a one-year or longer course from a designated and approved post-secondary Manitoba institution within three years of submission of applications.
  • Have a full-time employment offer in a Manitoba In-Demand occupation associated with the completed degree
  • Resident of Manitoba

2) Graduate Internship Pathway

Masters and Doctoral degree holders who have completed Elevate internships or Mitacs Accelerate can apply for nomination via internships even without an offer of employment in the province.

3) Student Entrepreneur Pathway

Eligibility criteria include:

  • Completed a two-year or longer course from a government-approved post-secondary Manitoba institution.
  • Must have at least six months of business operation experience in Manitoba.
  • Must be a resident of Manitoba since graduation.
  • No specific minimum personal net worth specified.