MPNP Information and Employer Engagement Sessions in London, England (Nov. 6-10, 2017)

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program staff will be in London, England between November 6th through to the 10th along with Manitoba employers to conduct interviews with individuals who can demonstrate qualifying skills in the following areas:

  • Long Haul Transport Drivers (HGV Drivers)
  • Heavy Equipment Service Technicians

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Overseas Recruitment Missions in London, Manila, Paris

If you are a Manitoba Employer interested in participating in the (London/Paris/Manila) overseas mission, please provide the following information:

Participating employers will be responsible for their own airfare, accommodations and meals. Participating employers may also be required to cost share meeting space for interviews.

London Mission: November 6th -10th, 2017
Paris Destination Canada: November 14th – 16th, 2017
Brussels Destination Canada November 18th, 2017
Manila Mission: November 20th – 24th, 2017

Note: Expressions of Interest for employer participation in this mission are no longer being accepted. Thank you for your interest.

Destination Canada 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 edition of Destination Canada Job Fair which will take place November 14th, 15th and 16th in Paris, November 18th in Brussels. A preparatory meeting for all Canadian participants will take place in Paris on November 13th.

Register now:
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MPNP Information and Employer Engagement Sessions in Manila, Philippines (Nov. 20-24, 2017)

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program staff will be in Manila, Philippines between November 20-24, 2017 along with Manitoba employers to conduct interviews with individuals who can demonstrate qualifying skills in the following areas:

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Events for Manitoba employers

Employer Direct is your ticket to international recruitment events

The telephone and Internet are great inventions, but nothing beats meeting and interviewing your next international candidate face-to-face.

Employer Direct helps Manitoba employers take advantage of overseas events and initiatives targeting skilled workers, tradespeople and professionals eager and able to move to Canada.

Need assistance in navigating the in’s and out’s of temporary foreign worker recruitment? Contact Employer Direct. Our experienced immigration officers will help you successfully attend overseas job fairs to find the skilled workers your company needs. Continue reading

Hiring francophone immigrants without Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

WINNIPEG – In a series of meetings with community leaders, immigration advocacy groups, and stakeholders in Winnipeg this week, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander has advocated increased francophone immigration across Canada.

Alexander said communities outside Quebec should be targeted in particular for francophone immigration. The Government of Canada is committed to increasing the French-speaking immigrant population outside Quebec, and has established the Francophone Significant Benefit Program for employers, which allows for LMIA-exempt hiring of skilled French-speaking/bilingual professionals.

“Our government is proud to promote Francophone immigration to Canada, which will help to ensure our communities remain vibrant and prosperous. We will continue to work with our partners to attract Francophone immigrants with the skills our labour market and economy needs,” Alexander said.

While in Winnipeg, Mr. Alexander met with the local Francophone Immigration Network and other stakeholders to discuss francophone immigration and other local needs. The minister also visited the Accueil Francophone and met with young Manitobans who participated in a program of the Conseil de développement économique des municipalités bilingues du Manitoba. These two organizations provide services and programs to help francophone immigrants settle and enter the job market.