The government of Manitoba has issued 150 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) at a rate of 10 per week to EOI submissions under the business category from January 5, 2016 to April 20, 2016, all of which had scores ranging from 82 to 100. Out of these 150 LAAs, 104 LAAs were from new EOI submissions received in the week prior to the LAA being issued.
The majority of the LAAs issued (62%) were for applicants from China. Percentage of LAAs submitted to other countries as follows:
Iran: 14% India: 4% Pakistan: 3% Vietnam: 3% Korea: 3% Other: 11%
The Program received 110 Nomination Applications from applicants in the period of January 4 to April 19, 2016.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) under the business category is an economic immigration program where business people are nominated to settle and contribute to Manitoba’s economy. The province welcomes thousands of immigrants each year from over 150 countries, offering them low cost of living in a safe and business-friendly environment.Through this program, business applicants can take advantage of a faster entry to Canada and become permanent residents.
The program has set some eligibility requirements for interested candidates: