On May 6, 2022, the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) published new nomination issuance statistics. In April 2022, the province nominated 697 skilled workers and approved 2 businesses. Manitoba also refused 13 skilled worker applications. MPNP invited 546 skilled workers and 3 business concepts. In April, MPNP received 389 applications from skilled workers. Currently, the province is assessing 475 applications, and the other 2,184 applications are pending assessment. Additionally, Manitoba nominated 208 Express Entry candidates. In total, in 2022, Manitoba has nominated 1,649 candidates.