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Filling Labour Market Shortages: The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program Deb Fehr Barkman, Director Immigration Promotion and Recruitment Branch Manitoba Labour and Immigration February 2007. Overview. Manitoba’s Immigration Directions Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Filling Labour Market Shortages: The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

    Deb Fehr Barkman, DirectorImmigration Promotion and Recruitment BranchManitoba Labour and ImmigrationFebruary 2007

  • OverviewManitobas Immigration DirectionsManitoba Provincial Nominee ProgramFacilitating Temporary Foreign Workers to ManitobaManitobas New Initiatives

  • Manitobas Immigration Directions1996 Canada-Manitoba Immigration Agreement1998 Provincial Nominees and Settlement Services2003 Manitoba Action Strategy for Economic Growth 10,000 immigrants2006 Manitoba seeks 20,000 immigrants/year by 2016

  • Immigration To Canada by Destination Province 2006 (preliminary)Source: Citizenship and Immigration Canada Prepared by Manitoba Labour and Immigration

  • Manitoba Immigration LevelsSource: Citizenship and Immigration CanadaPrepared by Manitoba Labour and Immigration

  • Shifting TrendsSource: Citizenship and Immigration Canada Federal Immigration StreamsProvincial NomineesPrepared by Manitoba Labour and Immigration

  • Manitoba Immigration by Top Source CountriesSource: Citizenship and Immigration CanadaPrepared by Manitoba Labour and Immigration

  • Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)The Provincial Nominee Program is a tool to facilitate application processing due to:

    Ability to expedite processing Meet regional needs Provide flexible and dynamic responses

  • How does the Provincial Nominee Program work? Partnership with Families, Communities, Employers and Post-Secondary Institutions Applicants with Strong Connections to Manitoba Diversity of Immigration Streams Entrepreneurs and Farmers Employers and Temporary Workers Family Supported Skilled Workers International Students Strategic Initiatives with Industry, Regional and Ethno-cultural Communities

  • What is Manitobas Role in the Recruitment of Temporary Foreign Workers?Temporary Foreign Workers: Meet immediate employer needs

    Provincial Nominee Program: Meet long term labour market needs Contribute to community development Positively affect demographics

  • Choosing Canadas Foreign Worker or the Manitoba Provincial Nominee ProgramTemporary Foreign Workers: Address immediate labour market needs Not prepared to make a permanent job offer

    Provincial Nominees: Part of a long term human resource plan Permanent job offers Direct role in screening and selecting workers

  • MPNP Accessible to Temporary Foreign WorkersCandidates are eligible to apply to the MPNP if they:

    Have worked in Manitoba for a minimum of six months Have a valid work permit Have a permanent full time employment offer

  • New Initiatives Recruitment of Temporary Foreign Workers Abroad (i.e. partnership with German Federal Employment Service (ZAV))

    Canada Manitoba Working Group on Temporary Foreign Workers

  • www.immigratemanitoba.comwww.immigreraumanitoba.com

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