This Province aims to be a demand-driven model with a base of better labour market information and performance.
Manitoba which is centrally located in Canada has new market strategy for its Provincial Nominee Program from now on. It has become a very popular destination for new immigrants with its increasing job opportunities and living standards.
They are planning to nominate a portion of the nominations without Job offer, although they normally take up applications with Job offer. This new change has come into effect after the change of Manitoba government into Progressive Conservatives this April.
The Strategy has projections for 2016-2022, which has the detailed requirement of skilled immigrants with Occupation specific, sector specific along with entrepreneurs with new business start up which can create local jobs.
This project estimated to create around 167,700 job openings from the replacement of existing labour and expansion of the same and out of which 25 percent to be filled by new immigrants.
Highest demand is for Business and Finance, Sales and service, health care, trades and transportation are area in demand for skilled professionals.
This Province is looking at improving the existing skilled workers ‘Expression of Interest’ to connect to the employers so that they can provide a pathway to the Permanent and international students along with the present foreign workers in Manitoba and overseas.