19 Sep Manitoba issued invitations to 436 candidates in draw #156
Manitoba issued invitations to 436 candidates in draw #156
On September 15, 2022, Manitoba held a new invitation round in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). In round #156, MPNP issued 388 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAA) in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. The minimum score to get the LAA in this category was 613 points, 3 points fewer compared to the previous draw. In the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, Manitoba issued 7 LAAs. The lowest score in the SWO category was 726 points, 23 points more than in the previous round. In addition, Manitoba invited 41 candidates in the International Education Category. In total, Manitoba issued LAAs to 436 candidates, including 150 Express Entry candidates. MPNP has invited 5,242 candidates in 2022, and 1,095 of them received invitations in the Express Entry.
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British Columbia announced a technical update regarding BCPNP
On September 16, 2022, the Government of British Columbia announced a technical update regarding the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) transition to NOC 2021. To ensure a smooth transition and make additional program changes, the provincial government will temporarily stop the Skills Immigration online registration system from October 12, 2022, to November 16, 2022. Registrations for All Skills Immigration remaining in the pool after October 12, 2022, will be removed, and anyone wishing to remain registered will need to resubmit their registration when the system re-opens on November 16, 2022.
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Prince Edward Island issued 147 invitations in September 2022
On September 15, 2022, Prince Edward Island conducted a new invitation round in the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). In the ninth round of the year, the province issued 142 invitations to apply to skilled workers in the Labour Impact and Express Entry streams. PEI also invited 5 candidates to the Business Work Permit Entrepreneurs stream. The lowest score for business candidates was 85 points, 12 points fewer than it was in the August draw. This year, PEI invited 1,259 candidates. The next PEI PNP draw is scheduled for October 20, 2022.
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Canada accepted 855 new Afghan refugees
On September 16, 2022, the Government of Canada made a new update regarding the Afghan refugees arriving in the country. According to the last update, Canada has accepted 855 more Afghan refugees since September 9, 2022. As of now, Canada has welcomed a total of 19,395 Afghan refugees. The Government of Canada aimed to bring at least 40,000 Afghan nationals to Canada through special programs for Afghan refugees, as well as via the special immigration program for Afghan nationals who assisted Canadian forces in Afghanistan.