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Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 New Business and Labour Market Strategy for Skilled Immigration and Business Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP and MPNP-B)
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 - New Labour Market Strategy for Manitoba skilled workers and entrepreneurs business MPNP-B to meet Manitoba workforce and economic development projected 177,800 job openings between now and 2021. A new proposed application fee of $500 for MPNP skilled worker would be implemented in April 2017. Priority selection for business nominees MPNP-B demonstrating a high potential to establish higher investment, value-added, job-creating businesses in all Manitoba.
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Manitoba’s new Labour Market Objective and Strategy for Immigration MPNP
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 A new Labour Market Strategy for Immigration will support the renewal of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) by better matching skilled worker applicants to Manitoba employers and putting priority on business applicants can establish higher investment businesses that create jobs for Manitobans.
- This approach will become part of a broader Labour Market Strategy for Manitoba to ensure that Manitoba have the skilled workers and entrepreneurs needed to meet Manitoba MPNP workforce and economic development needs for the Manitoba’s Labour Market Forecast projects 177,800 job openings between now and 2021. Sixty-three (63) per cent of these openings will be created by losses to the workforce through retirements and an aging population.
- The highest demand for jobs is in the service, business, finance, trades and transportation sectors with ongoing labour pressures in the regions to fill jobs in manufacturing, agri-business, and health-care.
- Skilled immigrants are needed for at least 25% of the projected job-openings, most of which are skill-specific, requiring both post-secondary and on-the-job training.
- A Labour Market Strategy for Immigration will ensure that Manitoba are selecting the economic immigrants who can meet this demand and also create new
New Labour Market Strategy for Immigration include
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 A new Labour Market Strategy for Immigration will include five main components:
- An annual MPNP nomination plan that puts the priority on skills and job creation and will be updated regularly to communicate Manitoba’s labour market and business priorities to potential
- Innovative partnerships with industry and education that will build pathways to employment for international students and other immigrant skilled workers, including those in regulated occupations, to better prepare and match applicants to
- Priority selection for skilled workers with existing employment, or demonstrating a high potential for early and strong attachment to the labour market, in all regions of Manitoba, including occupation-specific education, training and language
- Priority selection for business nominees demonstrating a high potential to establish higher investment, value-added, job-creating businesses in all regions of
- A cost recovery model that re-invests the revenues generated by the MPNP application fees into improved service standards and supports for immigrants and refugees.
Manitoba Provincial Nominee MPNP criteria changes that are being proposed
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 Potential criteria changes for the MPNP skilled worker category will be discussed with Manitoba industry and training partners to ensure that the MPNP is supporting successful pathways for immigrants and international students to employment in the jobs required by the labour market. The specific details of changes to MPNP criteria will be announced in early 2017 after program changes have been approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
New application fees be under the new cost recovery model for skilled workers Manitoba
he MPNP has been charging application fee of $2500 for business applications since 2013. A new proposed application fee of $500 for MPNP skilled worker would be implemented in April 2017 pending standard Government budgetary approval processes. The MPNP skilled worker application fee would be competitive with other provinces currently charging similar fees. The application fee would be implemented along with the specific criteria changes for the MPNP, once these have approval.
The proposed annual Nomination Plan
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 The MPNP will provide clear communication about our current labour market and business investment priorities for potential applicants submitting expressions of interest to apply to the program.
- These priorities will reflect the needs of Manitoba employers ready to hire new immigrants and international students, the in-demand occupations of the Manitoba labour market based on current information and projections, and the occupation- specific skills and language requirements necessary to be hired in those
- The nomination plan will also inform applicants about Manitoba MPNP- current priorities for business
- Candidates submitting expressions of interest to the MPNP will be weighted and invited to submit complete applications based on their documented ability to meet the quarterly updated priorities defined in the Nomination
MPNP Developing partnerships with employers and post-secondary institutions
Manitoba MPNP updates 2017 - The MPNP is open to exploring partnerships with Manitoba Sector Councils, and other industry associations, as well as public post-secondary colleges and universities to build clear pathways for potential immigrants and internationals students to employment opportunities consistent with their skills, training and experience.
- These partnerships will also help to improve Manitoba MPNP information related to current labour market demands which will be used to inform and update the priorities in Manitoba MPNP Nomination
- By building stronger recruitment pathways with employers, including post- secondary labour market training pathways for international students, Manitoba will be able to increase the numbers of provincial nominees who have jobs consistent with their skills and with labour market demand earlier in the arrival
April 2017 the proposed changes to be implemented
Manitoba MPNP first priority is to eliminate the existing application backlog by March 31st 2017.
- The MPNP will also continue to give priority to current applicants who have confirmed employment in
- Potential criteria changes for the MPNP skilled worker category will be discussed with Manitoba industry and training partners to ensure that the MPNP is supporting successful pathways for immigrants and international students to employment in the jobs required by the labour
- The specific details of changes to MPNP criteria will be announced in early 2017 after program changes have been approved by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and implemented shortly
Information sited from Manitob http://www.immigratemanitoba.com/.
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