British Columbia and Manitoba Invites Candidates in Latest Draws

British Columbia and Manitoba held the latest provincial nomination draws of Canada. Both draws were conducted on 9th April 2024, and if we calculate the invites sent altogether, the total invites is about 450. 

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British Columbia Latest PNP Draw

BC has called for 87 candidates to apply for nomination to its Skills Immigration program. British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program is used to conduct weekly draws, usually on Wednesdays, and sometimes on Tuesdays. 

This draw invited candidates to apply through two different streams, Skilled Worker, and International Graduates (including the Express Entry British Columbia option). The draw details are as follows:

  • Tech- invited 46 candidates, the lowest-ranking candidate scored 116 points 
  • Healthcare- 19 ITAs sent to those with a minimum score of 95
  • Childcare- 9 candidates invited to apply for a nomination, but they must have had scored at least 90 points 
  • Construction- 95 was the minimum score, and 13 were invited
  • Veterinary Care- less than 5 invited with a score of at least 80 points 

MPNP Latest Draw

Earlier on, Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) draws were conducted once a week, now, it’s down to once a month. The last round of draw was held on 8th March, and the latest one was on 9th April, a difference of one month. 

The latest EOI draw invited a total of 363 candidates to apply for provincial nomination through two of its streams, Skilled Worker in Manitoba and Skilled Worker Overseas. 

Through the Skilled Worker in Manitoba stream, 276 candidates can apply for a nomination if they received a Letter of Advice to Apply (LAA). 

These LAAs were issued to particular candidates, from particular NOC codes, hence it was an Occupation-specific Selection. 

The NOCs considered in this draw were:

  • 33102 – Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates
  • 60020 – Retail and wholesale trade managers
  • Sub-major groups 731 – General construction trades

From the Skilled Worker Overseas stream, the candidates were invited if they declared that they were invited under a Strategic Recruitment Initiative by the MPNP. 87 LAAs were issued to those with at least 691 EOI score or above. Out of the total ITAs sent, 81 were invited if they had a valid job seeker code and an Express Entry profile number. 

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Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati’s specialty lies in Canadian immigration matters along with crafting helpful, user-oriented content.

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