On January 6, 2022, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) published new nomination issuance statistics. In December 2021, the province nominated 1,302 skilled workers and approved 6 business concepts. Manitoba also refused 5 skilled workers. MPNP invited 1,180 skilled workers, 2 business concepts and sent LAAs to 5 business candidates. In December, MPNP received 630 applications from skilled workers and 4 applications from business candidates. Currently, the province is assessing 691 applications, and the other 1,548 applications are pending assessment. Additionally, Manitoba nominated 479 Express Entry candidates. In total, MPNP nominated 6,300 foreign nationals, including 1,384 nominees from Express Entry in 2021.