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Canada issues more invitations of overseas applicants

Published Date: 26th April 2022

On 21st April 2022, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba nominated candidates to invite applicants for permanent residency in Canada.

PNP Draw by Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island issued invitations to a total of 141 applicants by allowing them to apply for permanent residency. Out of the total numbers, 130 nominations went out to the Express Entry and Labour Impact category, and, 11 nominations were sent out to the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs category. The minimum threshold of CRS points for the business invitations was 67 points. You can also see the details of the last draw here.

The program offered by Prince Edward Island welcomes immigrants of all backgrounds and gives them a chance to settle in the country. The main focus of this program is to aid the economy of the island and allow immigrants an opportunity to earn a better standard of living. Targeting skilled workers, international graduates, and businessmen the island wants people who can create a positive impact on their economy. The PEI Immigration has various programs for aspirants to choose from. 


PNP Draw by Manitoba

The province of Manitoba issued 303 Invitations to Apply to candidates under various categories available under their provincial nominee program. With their second draw of the year held on 10th February, in this draw the applications were accepted under three streams namely, Skilled Workers in Manitoba, Skilled Workers Overseas, and International Education Stream. The Comprehensive System Ranking score for this draw was different for each category but the last category especially had no minimum CRS score cutoff. Not only this, many candidates were invited under Express Entry System by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada who had a complete profile submitted under the System and fulfilled the remaining requirements of the province.


What is a Provincial Nominee Program?

The Provincial Nominee Program is a great pathway to opt for if you want to migrate to Canada. It offers direct Canadian permanent residency if you get accepted under this scheme. It is one out of the three programs offered by Canada under the Express Entry System. The Provincial Nominee Program allows candidates who have skills, knowledge, and experience to settle in their province so that they help the economy and finances along with their personal growth. It is for those who want to settle in a particular province and become permanent resident of Canada.

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