Expression of Interest Draw #219

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Close relative in Manitoba selection

Profiles declaring a Manitoba Supporter who is a close relative, is a Canadian permanent resident or citizen, is an established resident of Manitoba and has been residing in Manitoba for at least one year were considered. Please see note #3 for more details.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 121
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 782

International Education Stream

Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 93

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 39
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 688

Of the 253 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 29 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

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Temporary Public Policy for Manitoba’s Post-Graduation Work Permit Holders

On May 8, 2024, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced a temporary public policy to help address Manitoba’s labour market needs and enable post-graduate work permit holders to maintain ongoing employment in the province.

This temporary public policy allows post-graduate work permit holders employed in Manitoba with work permits expiring in 2024, who are eligible to apply to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) and who have submitted a valid MPNP Expression of Interest (EOI) profile prior to May 10, 2024, to be eligible to apply for a province-specific open work permit that will be valid for up to two years. 

Additional details regarding this temporary public policy and associated processes will be available soon on this page.  

Expression of Interest Draw #218

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Occupation-specific selection

Profiles declaring current employment in Manitoba in occupations identified with high labour needs based on data published by Statistics Canada were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 18

Occupations within the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 unit groups were considered in this draw:

  • 72024 - Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators
  • 73301 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

All profiles

All eligible Skilled Worker in Manitoba profiles were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 242
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 836

International Education Stream

Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 76

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 35
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 698

Of the 371 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 66 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

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Expression of Interest Draw #217

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Occupation-specific selection

Profiles declaring current employment in Manitoba in occupations identified with high labour needs based on data published by Statistics Canada were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 488

The following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 occupations were considered in this draw:

  • 33102 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • 60020 - Retail and wholesale trade managers

The occupations under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 sub-major groups were considered in this draw:

  • 731 - General construction trades

The occupations under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 major groups were considered in this draw:

  • 12 - Administrative and financial supervisors and specialized administrative occupations
  • 14 - Administrative and financial support and supply chain logistics occupation
  • 22 - Technical occupations related to natural and applied sciences

International Education Stream

Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 427

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 26
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 796

Of the 941 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 181 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

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Special Immigration Measure - Ukraine Draw #25

Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 451

As the federal government’s Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program ended on March 31, 2024, a number of immigration related measures put in place by the Government of Manitoba will also conclude. The following special measure will conclude on April 30, 2024:

  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) Ukraine Special Measures Expression of Interest (EOI) draws
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Reporting expiring work permits to the MPNP

In response to the challenges post-graduation work permit holders and other temporary residents are facing, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will temporarily prioritize assessments of submitted MPNP applications with expired or expiring work permits. MPNP applicants whose work permits have expired or are expiring within the next 45 days are asked to inform the MPNP by using the Skilled Worker Webform.

It is the applicant's responsibility to provide the MPNP with accurate, up-to-date information and to notify the program of any changes to their application or status in Canada.

It is also the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their immigration status in Canada remains valid. Please see the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada website for further information.

Expression of Interest Draw #215

Revised on April 26, 2024 at 12:30 p.m. CST.

*Please note the clarification regarding the details of the International Education Stream draw. The original post included the following wording: "Profiles that declared meeting International Education Stream eligibility requirements and declared at least 4 years of work experience in the past five years were considered." See clarified wording below.

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Completed post-secondary study in Manitoba

Profiles declaring that the applicant or their spouse have completed post-secondary education in Manitoba were considered. Please see note #5 for more details.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 203
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 811

International Education Stream

International Education Stream profiles with declared work experience of at least 4 years in the past five years were considered.*

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 66

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 58
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 644

Of the 327 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 68 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

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Expression of Interest Draw #214

Skilled Worker in Manitoba

Occupation-specific selection

Profiles declaring current employment in Manitoba in occupations identified with high labour needs based on data published by Statistics Canada were considered.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 276

The following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 occupations were considered in this draw:

  • 33102 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • 60020 - Retail and wholesale trade managers

The occupations under the following National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 sub-major groups were considered in this draw:

  • 731 - General construction trades

Skilled Worker Overseas

Profiles that declared being directly invited by the MPNP under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative.

  • Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 87
  • Ranking score of lowest-ranked candidate invited: 691

Of the 363 Letters of Advice to Apply issued in this draw, 81 were issued to candidates who declared a valid Express Entry profile number and job seeker validation code.

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Notice on Ukraine Special Measures Expression of Interest Draws

As the federal government’s Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program ended on March 31, 2024, a number of immigration-related measures put in place by the Government of Manitoba will also conclude.

The following special measures will conclude April 30, 2024:

  1. Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) Ukraine Special Measures Expression of Interest (EOI) draws
    • Ukrainian nationals who meet MPNP eligibility criteria will continue to be able to submit their EOI applications and be eligible for regular EOI draws.
  2. MPNP application fee refunds
    • Those with Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) issued prior to May 1, 2024, will still be eligible to receive the application fee refund after the complete MPNP application is submitted.
  3. Immigration information appointments at the Reception Centre

For additional information, please visit our FAQ page.

Special Immigration Measure - Ukraine Draw #24

Number of Letters of Advice to Apply issued: 179

As part of the Manitoba government's response to the situation in Ukraine and in line with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's special immigration measures for those affected, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program will conduct regular EOI draws for individuals who meet all MPNP eligibility criteria and are affected by ongoing events in Ukraine.

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