The popular Manitoba province of Canada conducted two Express Entry-linked draws in just one week. Yes, you heard it right.
The latest Express Entry-linked draw was carried out by Manitoba on July 9th 2018 and a total of 132 candidates were invited in it. When we take a look at the minimum ranking score than it stood at 519 points – which is by far the lowest score in Express Entry sub-stream from Manitoba.
Just three days back on July 6th 2018, a draw was conducted by Manitoba in Express Entry-linked Skilled Workers Overseas sub-stream. In this draw a total of 202 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) were issued by Manitoba.
In the draw conducted on July 9th, invitations were issued to those candidates who had a valid profile in the Express Entry system and had a job seeker validation code along with a minimum of six months of recent work experience in an occupation given in the In-Demand Occupation list from Manitoba.
These occupations are designated skill level “B” under the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system from Canada.
There are a number of other criteria that are required to be fulfilled including a confirmed support of a close relative or friend who has stayed in Manitoba for a minimum of one year.
Manitoba introduced the Express Entry-linked sub-stream in January 2018 and ever since than it has held seven draw till now, the latest one being on July 9th.
In these draws, 1,155 candidates from the Express Entry pool have received the Letter of Advice to Apply through this stream.
Most of the provinces and territories in Canada have a minimum of one immigration program that is linked with the Express Entry immigration system and the candidates are invited to apply for provincial nomination.