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Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program for Business (MPNP-B)

Strategically located at the geographic centre of both Canada and North America, Manitoba boasts one of the most diverse economies to be found. With its rich natural resources, vast hydro-electric capacity, fertile land for farming, mature manufacturing base, and enterprising and highly educated people, Manitoba has something for every investor seeking steady economic growth. It’s easy to see why discriminating investors in search of excellent investment opportunities and an exceptional quality of life make Manitoba home.

To qualify for the MPNP-B, interested applicants must:

To qualify for the MPNP-B, interested applicants must:

  • have a minimum verifiable personal net worth of CDN$350,000;
  • have a minimum three years of successful business ownership and management experience or a minimum three years of executive-level experience as senior manager of a business
  • Invest $150,000 CAD in creating or acquiring  a business.
  • Refundable deposit of $100,000 CAD, prior to nomination.

The applicant must also be prepared to:

  • attend an interview with a MPNP-B officer;
  • make an Eligible Business Investment in Manitoba; and
  • reside in Manitoba along with dependent family members.

The applicant must also be prepared to:

  • attend an interview with a MPNP-B officer;
  • make an Eligible Business Investment in Manitoba; and
  • reside in Manitoba along with his/her dependent family members.

The applicant may have to:

  • conduct an Exploratory Visit to Manitoba. The applicant must provide a visit report and other documents to demonstrate the research conducted during this visit ; and
  • provide the results of a language competency test to demonstrate language proficiency.

Ineligible applications:

Applications will not be accepted from individuals who:

  • have an unresolved refugee claim in Canada;
  • are in Canada illegally;
  • are subject to a removal order in Canada;
  • are prohibited from entering Canada;
  • have an application pending with another Provincial Nominee Program in Canada;
  • had a prior MPNP-B application refused within the last 12 months; or
  • had a prior MPNP-B application refused for misrepresentation or false documentation within the last 24 months.

Applicants residing in Manitoba while their application is being processed are responsible for maintaining their legal status in Canada as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA).

Applicants should be aware that they may be ineligible for nomination by the MPNP-B, if they:

  • do not meet the eligibility criteria as determined by the MPNP-B;
  • have committed misrepresentation and/or fraud during the application process;
  • have self-assessed an inaccurate number of points in the Expression of Interest (EOI) process;
  • have been refused by another provincial or federal immigration program in Canada and the reasons of refusal are applicable to the MPNP-B;
  • have close relatives and/or children residing in other province(s) of Canada;
  • are unable to provide sufficient explanation with supporting documentation proving that the acquisition of their earned income and net worth were legally obtained; or
  • are unable to demonstrate that they have the necessary resources and skills to operate their intended business.

New Changes made to Manitoba PNP-B

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New Changes made to Manitoba PNP-B

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Manitoba Facts

  • Capital City: Winnipeg

  • Area: 649,950 Sq Km

  • Population: 1,208,268 (2011)

  • Main Industry: Agricultural and animal products. Manufactured: Food and beverages, machinery, primary metal fabrication, printing and publishing, clothing, pulp and paper, refined petroleum, computers and fiber optics.
    Mined: Nickel, zinc, copper

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