Manitoba – Growing through immigration

Immigrant family finds happiness in Manitoba, Canada

Manitoba is growing through immigration. Over the last 10 years, almost 130,000 people from all over the world have made Manitoba, Canada, their new home. This thriving province in the centre of Canada is a great place to live and work because of its numerous job opportunities, affordable cost of living, good quality of life, welcoming communities, natural beauty including many lakes and rivers and much more.

Learn more about the province, its employment opportunities, the many services available to support your new life in Manitoba and how you can make Manitoba your new home by applying to the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program or through other immigration options.

Employers can also find out about services and supports available to help them recruit and retain skilled immigrant workers that meet their hiring needs.

A host of resources and information for Manitoba stakeholders in neighborhoods, municipalities, the service sector and more are also available.

Be part of Manitoba’s immigration success story.


Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP)

In 2015, the MPNP will continue to grow and contribute to Manitoba’s economy and labour force growth. Manitoba’s online application system continues to serve both skilled workers and entrepreneurs.

In addition, Manitoba can nominate a limited number of applicants through Express Entry. You can find more information about how Manitoba will work directly with the federal Express Entry program here.


Employer Direct

More recruitment options for Manitoba employers

Our Employer Direct team at the Immigration and Economic Opportunities Division is ready to assist Manitoba employers with their recruitment needs through these programs:

  • Manitoba Start: the skilled workers you need may have just arrived in Manitoba
  • MPNP: strategic recruitment initiatives and the skilled worker in Manitoba stream
  • Express Entry: Learn how to benefit from the new federal program
  • TFW: Register your business and learn more about the temporary foreign worker program.

For more information, phone 204-945-6300 or visit Employer Direct.

MPNP application intake update: On April 30, 2015 the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) will reopen its Skilled Worker Overseas stream along with other process improvements for the MPNP Skilled Worker category. Please continue to visit our website regularly for further information, details and updated application guidelines.