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MPNP And OINP Latest PNP Draw Updates


Manitoba PNP invites 213 immigration candidates

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) invited 213 candidates to apply for a provincial nomination on August 28 through skilled workers and international student graduates through three immigration streams: Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas and International Education streams. This was Manitoba’s 97th draw since the program began in April 2014.

The invitations, also known as Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs), were distributed as follows along with their respective Expression of Interest (EOI) score requirement:

  • Skilled Workers in Manitoba— 171 LAAs with a minimum score of at least 475
  • Skilled Workers Overseas— 8 LAAs with a minimum score of at least 824
  • International Education Stream— 34 LAAs, 

no EOI score requirement.

The highest-scoring candidates are invited to apply for Canadian permanent residence through regular draws from the Express Entry pool.

People who want to immigrate through Manitoba’s Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) need to register an Expression of Interest with the MPNP to receive an LAA through the Skilled Workers in Manitoba and Skilled Workers Overseas streams.

Candidates do not need to be physically present in Manitoba at the time of the application to be eligible.

The new draw brings the total number of invitations issued so far this year to 3,299.

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Ontario invites 21 entrepreneurs in new immigration draw

Ontario has issued 21 invitations to apply under the Entrepreneur Stream.

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) held the draw on August 26. Candidates who received their Expressions of Interest (EOIs) scores between November 22, 2019 and August 21, 2020 were considered for this draw.

Invitations were issued to candidates who had EOI scores between 144 and 200. This is the fourth draw of its kind in 2020, bringing the total number of entrepreneurs invited up to 91.

Ontario's entrepreneur stream is designed to attract individuals who are looking to implement a new business initiative or buy an existing business. Successful applicants get a temporary work permit support letter to establish their business in Ontario.

The following criteria must be met when entrepreneurs apply for a nomination from Ontario after the business has been established:

  1. demonstrate official language proficiency at a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4 level or equivalent;
  2. meet the residency requirements of the program, applicants must be physically residing in Ontario for 75 percent (nine months out of the year) of the period in which they are establishing the business in Ontario (i.e. the performance agreement period);
  3. Entrepreneurs must be actively involved in the daily management of business activities.

Nominees must also continue to meet the conditions of the Performance Agreement, including the information provided in the EOI and business plan, within 20 months of arriving in Ontario.

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