Hong Kong Talent Recruitment Mission

The MPNP will be participating in Yes! Winnipeg’s virtual recruitment campaign for hiring international talent from Hong Kong on April 26, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Hong Kong time | 7:00 a.m. CDT by delivering a presentation on the MPNP’s Skilled Worker program to be followed by a Q&A session. Please see here for free tickets to this event, and visit Yes! Winnipeg’s website for more information.

Hong Kong Investor Recruitment Mission

The MPNP’s Business Program will be participating in Yes! Winnipeg’s virtual recruitment campaign for entrepreneur investors from Hong Kong on April 28, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Hong Kong time | 7:00 a.m. CDT by delivering a presentation on the MPNP’s business immigration program, to be followed by a Q&A session. Please see here for free tickets to this event, and visit Yes! Winnipeg’s website for more information.

Local Recruitment Campaign for Winnipeg Employers

MPNP Employer Services (MES) in partnership with Economic Development Winnipeg (EDW) is currently conducting a local recruitment campaign aimed at assisting Winnipeg employers to fill current job openings with local candidates. Employers interested in recruiting permanent and temporary residents in Canada holding a valid work permit can obtain more information about this campaign at edwtalentmission.com

You may also wish to contact:

MES at employerdirect@gov.mb.ca
EDW at wpginfo@edwinnipeg.com

We look forward to helping you meet your recruitment needs!

Promotion and Support for International Recruitment: Programs and Resources

Officers from the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) offices in Paris, Rabat and Dakar as well as IRCC’s Outreach Officer Network, coordinated by the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) du Canada will be conducting information sessions across Canada from March 5 to March 20, including Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The information sessions are an opportunity to learn about:

  • Support available from IRCC and local public employment services for recruitment in various countries, free of charge
  • New talent pools
  • IRCC’s temporary and permanent residence programs and measures to facilitate recruitment of French-speaking international candidates
  • Services for newcomers available in French to help them settle in their new community
  • The annual “Destination Canada Mobility Forum” event and other recruitment activities, in person and online

Registrations for the Winnipeg session are now open

Employers in Winnipeg, Manitoba are Looking for Tech Talent!

The MPNP will be participating in a Tech Talent Recruitment Mission taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Between October 18-21, MPNP representatives will be available to provide more information about Manitoba and the immigration process and answer any questions you may have.

For more information about this Tech mission, participating employers, and job openings, please visit the official event page: Economic Development Winnipeg.

Bold Commerce will be joining YES! Winnipeg, Economic Development Winnipeg’s business development team on their Tech Talent Recruitment Mission in Buenos Aires, from October 18-21. Bold Commerce is looking for senior software developers to join their growing team in Winnipeg, Canada! If you’re interested in applying, hurry as the deadline is closing soon: Bold Commerce.

International Recruitment Information Session – June 19, 2019

The Federation of Francophone and Acadian Communities in Canada (FCFA) and the Francophone Immigration Network (RIF), in partnership with representatives from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), organize yearly in-person or webinar-based information sessions to inform employers of different federal programs that seek to help them meet their skilled labour needs, as well as supports available to them throughout the recruitment process.

Please visit immigrationfrancophone.ca for more information and to register for the June 19, 2019 webinar (delivered in English).

Rural Economic Vitality in Manitoba

The Role of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

by Honourable Kelvin Goertzen, MLA Steinbach
Minister of Education and Training
Government House Leader

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of Municipal Leader – The Magazine of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities.

Over the last two decades, the MPNP brought in more than 130,000 economic immigrants to Manitoba of whom more than 20% established themselves in regional communities throughout the province.

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Employer Recruitment – Paris, France 2019 – Senior Software Developer Paris interviews with Bold Commerce

Bold Commerce is headed to Paris, France this spring (2019) seeking world-class senior software developers to join their growing team. If this sounds like you, we highly encourage you to visit Bold Commerce’s website to learn more about the opportunity, and apply directly to Bold Commerce.

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MPNP Information and Employer Engagement Sessions in Eastern Europe (May 2018)

Manitoba Immigration is planning an overseas recruitment mission in Eastern Europe (Germany) May 2018.

If your business is experiencing difficulty in recruiting workers locally and is interested in participating in this overseas mission, please submit an expression of your interest together with the required supporting documentation to participate to employerdirect@gov.mb.ca with the subject line “Eastern Europe Mission 2018” by no later than February 14, 2018. No new requests will be accepted after February 14th, 2018Along with your e-mail of intent to participate in this mission, you will be asked to complete and submit the Strategic Recruitment Information form indicating what positions (include the NOC 2016 code and job title for each position) you are interested in recruiting, the number of workers per position and a detailed job description.  Interested employers will also be asked to provide proof of current advertising to demonstrate efforts to recruit Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada to vacant positions.

Employers eligible to participate will include:

  • Businesses established in Manitoba and registered as a corporation, limited partnership, or sole proprietorship. Home based employers are not eligible.
  • Have a business premises in Manitoba where the applicant(s) will work.
  • Be active in Manitoba for a minimum of three years immediately preceding the application.
  • Have a positive history with the MPNP. Employers must be in compliance with all provincial labour laws, including but not limited to employment standards, health and safety standards, and labour relations legislation.
  • Employers will be responsible for their own airfare, accommodations cost, meal costs, and cost-shared meeting space. Employers will be required to register with the Government of Canada’s Employer Portal and pay the $230 compliance fee per position, which cannot be charged back to the worker.

Eligible positions will include:

  • Positions can fall under NOC 0, A, B, C, and D.
  • If positions fall under NOC C or D, the wage rates must meet median wages. Employers will also be required to pay the fees for the temporary foreign worker’s (TFW) work permit ($155) and pay for the transportation costs (i.e. airfare) of the TFW to the work location in Manitoba and back to their place of permanent residency (if required).
  • Positions must be for long-term, full-time employment and meet prevailing wages and working conditions offered to Canadian Citizens and /or Permanent Residents in Manitoba.
  • The offer of employment is related to the assessed occupation, including training and work experience of the internationally trained worker.
  • Positions cannot be temporary or seasonal in nature.
  • Employment cannot be commission-based.
  • There is no training component required to the recruitment of the foreign worker. Selected candidates should be able to commence work in the position upon securing a work permit and arriving in Manitoba.

NOTE:

  • Employers will be assessed on their labour market need and employer eligibility. Final selection of employers will be based on their active participation in the mission.
  • MPNP overseas activities are subject to program resources and departmental approval.

Overseas Recruitment Missions in London, Manila, Paris

If you are a Manitoba Employer interested in participating in the (London/Paris/Manila) overseas mission, please provide the following information:

Participating employers will be responsible for their own airfare, accommodations and meals. Participating employers may also be required to cost share meeting space for interviews.

London Mission: November 6th -10th, 2017
Paris Destination Canada: November 14th – 16th, 2017
Brussels Destination Canada November 18th, 2017
Manila Mission: November 20th – 24th, 2017


Note: Expressions of Interest for employer participation in this mission are no longer being accepted. Thank you for your interest.