Moreover, with regards to the regular draws from the pool of candidates, a specific number of highly ranked candidates are invited to register for the provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residency. Five hundred and sixty-four was the lowest recorded score in the Express Entry candidates’ group. Additionally, all Express Entry contenders expected to participate in the 2019 March 14 draw, were required by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program to have;
- A minimum of 6-month experience in any profession in the province’s in-demand occupation list
- A certified Express Entry Identification and a job seeker’s validation code
Apart from the requirements, the Skilled Workers Overseas candidates received invitations which contained several other conditions. These are inclusive of;
- A minimum of 6-month current working experience, serving in one of Manitoba’s in-demand professions or occupation list.
- Have a close relation in the province, an education or work experience history in the same region.
- At least a language expertise level in French or English of CLB/NCLC 5. But if the work experience is primarily in a controlled occupation, the condition becomes a minimum of CLB/NCLC 7. However, CLB/NCLC 6 is the lowest for a compulsory trade.
Furthermore, some skilled foreign workers were issued with a total of 63 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs). These skilled foreign workers got direct invites through the overseas strategic recruitment initiative that was purposefully organized by the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). Employers in the province also liaised with MPNP to ensure the success of this program. The least score recorded among these contenders was 695