133 Express Entry candidates among those invited in Manitoba's June 20 Expression of Interest draw
Manitoba invited 450 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence in an Expression of Interest draw held June 20.
The invitations, known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), went to candidates in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams.
All three streams are part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP), which allows the province to nominate immigration candidates with skills required by local employers and the ability to settle quickly and establish themselves economically.
LAAs issued in the June 20 draw broke down as follows:
• Skilled Workers Overseas: 323
• Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 101
• International Education Stream: 26
This latest draw brings the total number of LAAs issued to skilled worker candidates in 2019 to 4,979.
The minimum score required for an LAA in the June 20 EOI draw was:
• Skilled Workers in Manitoba: 475
• Skilled Workers Overseas: 599
• Strategic Recruitment Initiative candidates: 704