April 11 Skilled Workers Overseas draw issues 403 invitations
Manitoba issued 403 invitations to immigration candidates in a draw held April 11 through its Skilled Workers Overseas stream.
The Skilled Workers Overseas stream is a key component of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), which allows the province to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year.
Express Entry candidates invited in the April 11 draw were required to have a valid Express Entry ID and job-seeker validation code, and at least six months of recent work experience inone of the occupations in demand
following criteria's are required to be met
• a close relative residing in Manitoba or past education or work experience in Manitoba;
• at least six months of recent experience in an occupation on Manitoba’s In-demand Occupations list; and
• a minimum language proficiency in English or French of CLB/NCLC 5 unless the work experience is primarily in a regulated occupation, in which case the requirement is a minimum of CLB/NCLC 7, or a compulsory trade, in which case the minimum is CLB/NCLC 6.
The lowest-ranked candidate in these two groups had a score of 561.