Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program giving rural communities a new lease on life

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 07 May 2019 13:47:30 +0000

In 1996, the Manitoba community of Steinbach had a population of 8,478 people, a number that has now almost doubled thanks in large part to the province’s immigrant nominee program.   This and other successes of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) were touted recently in an article by the province’s Minister of Education and Training, […]

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Manitoba issues new invitations to immigration candidates in three MPNP streams

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:57:38 +0000

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program issued new invitations to apply for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held April 25.  Known as the MPNP, the program allows Manitoba to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates each year through a variety of streams designed to address specific labour market needs in […]

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Express Entry candidates invited to apply for provincial nomination in latest Manitoba draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:41:22 +0000

Manitoba continued its busy start to 2019 with a new Expression of Interest draw for Skilled Workers Overseas candidates on March 14.    A total of 337 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) for a nomination for Canadian permanent residence from Manitoba were issued to Skilled Workers Overseas candidates, of which 274 went to a […]

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Manitoba holds second Skilled Workers Overseas draw in six days

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:07:17 +0000

Manitoba has invited another 338 Skilled Workers Overseas candidates in the province’s second draw through the popular stream in six days.   An unspecified number of Express Entry candidates were among the Skilled Workers Overseas candidates invited in the February 21 draw, which brought the number of invitations issued by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) so far […]

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Third Manitoba EOI draw pushes 2019 invitation total to 1,526

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:57:32 +0000

Manitoba issued new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on February 15 to eligible skilled workers and international students who have expressed their interest in immigrating to the province.   The draw was the province’s third of 2019 and issued 444 invitations to candidates in the Skilled Worker Overseas, Skilled Worker in […]

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How the Winnipeg Jets Spurred Manitoba’s Immigration Success

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 21:00:39 +0000

By Kareem El-Assal Senior Research Associate, Immigration, The Conference Board of Canada In 1996, the Winnipeg Jets were forced to relocate to Phoenix, Arizona, due to financial challenges which broke the hearts of hockey fans across Manitoba. Fortunately, the Jets have since returned and now have one of the strongest teams in the NHL.   At […]

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Manitoba kicks off 2019 with new invitations to Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:49:05 +0000

Manitoba issued a total of 626 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on January 17 in its first draw of the new year.   Manitoba is one of nine Canadian provinces that take part in Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program, which allows participating provinces to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates […]

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Express Entry candidates included in new Manitoba draw

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 22:02:37 +0000

The province of Manitoba has issued 530 new invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to immigration candidates in its Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Worker Overseas streams.   A total of 317 invitations were issued under the Skilled Workers Overseas Stream in the December 5 draw and another 213 invitations went to Skilled Workers […]

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Manitoba announces two new immigration pathways for international graduates


Manitoba has unveiled two new “fast track” immigration pathways for international graduates of post-secondary institutions in the province.   The International Student Entrepreneur Pathway and Graduate Internship Pathway are part of the province’s International Education Stream, which was created a year ago as part of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)’s renewal program. The MPNP allows […]

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CanadaVisa News Briefs | August 16 to August 20, 2018


The CanadaVisa News Briefs provides a summary of Canadian immigration news and updates that you might have missed in recent weeks. Canadian immigration news is shared by the CanadaVisa team across all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn. Sign up, follow or like us on of these social media channels to get […]

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