Manitoba, Quebec and Alberta opened Immigration Draws to invite candidates

by Rajneesh Kumar Published on 30/Sep/2023

In last week of September 2023, key Canadian provinces, i.e. Manitoba, Quebec and hold immigration draws to invite the candidates. Manitoba and Alberta have their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) which they operate in collaboration with the Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The Quebec on the other hand has its separate immigration program and requirements. Find out the result of these key invitation rounds held in last one week.

MPNP Draw for Skilled Worker Overseas Stream

Manitoba opened a draw for Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) on September 28, 2023. This particular MPNP draw it conducted for the Skilled Worker overseas stream only, and hence, invited 1,072 foreign skilled worker applicants, who had the minimum score of 605 points or higher. 



No. of LAAs

Minimum Score Requirement

28 September 2023

Skilled Workers Overseas



Quebec Arrima draw- 21 September

In the new immigration draw of Arrima system, Quebec issued 1,018 invitations to the eligible candidates who acquired a score of 579 points or higher. This was second draw of September month and 14th draw in the year 2023. Find the draw result in the table below:

Date of the draw

Number of invitations

Minimum Score

Date and time of Extraction from Arrima Bank

21 September 2023



September 18, 2023 at 6:30 a.m.

New AAIP- Express Entry stream draws

Alberta opened a new draw of Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) on 26 September 2023.  The province opened this draw for dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above. In this draw, total 18 NOIs issued with a CRS score requirement of 311 points.

Date of draw

Number of Notification of Interest letters sent

Draw parameters

Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of lowest ranked candidate who received a Notification of Interest letter

September 26, 2023


Dedicated Healthcare Pathway with Alberta job offer, CRS score 300 and above


Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) 

Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) routinely conduct open draws to invite eligible immigration candidates. These draws aim to select individuals who meet specific criteria and possess the skills, qualifications, or experience needed to contribute to a province's economic and social development. Regular PNP draws provide opportunities for candidates to apply for provincial nominations, a crucial step towards obtaining Canadian permanent residency.

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