Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
Mannitoba has opened its doors for opportunities for those wishing to work and live in Canada. The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MNMP) recently issued 592 new Letters of Advice to Apply for a provincial nomination last June 21. This type of invitation is their 5th time this year. MNMP has given 114 candidates under Mannitoba Express Entry sub-stream whose application for provincial nomination has been successful, 600 points towards their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.
The lowest-ranked candidate invited in this draw had a score of 562. Another set of Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) was sent and 213 of these went to candidates under Skilled Worker in Manitoba Stream with the lowest-ranked candidate invited at a score of 522. A total number of 150 letters went to the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream candidates that has a close relative residing in Manitoba or past education or work experience in Manitoba; at least 6 months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupations list; and a minimum language proficiency of CLB/NCLC 5 unless work experience is primarily in a regulated occupation (minimum CLB/NCLC 7) or a compulsory trade (CLB/NCLC 6). An additional 115 LAAs were issued under the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream’s Strategic Recruitment Initiative. One of there strategic initiative of the province is to have the provincial representatives interview foreign skilled workers overseas and issue LAAs to those meeting the MNMP eligibility criteria. A formal Expression of Interest to MNMP is needed to be considered. Also MNMP may invite those who took the pre-approved Exploratory Visit and passed the interview with a program official. Then, MNMP draws out possible candidates based on the EOI and profiles. They are given a score based on the answers they provide in the MNMP’s online system. The highest-scoring candidates will receive the LAAs. Those who received LAAs last June 21 draw and whose application for a provincial nomination is successful, may later apply to the federal government for Canadian permanent resident status.