Arisnel Mesidor, M.A., RCIC
Manitoba will spend $5 Million on immigration programs to attract newcomers
On April 12, 2022, the government of Manitoba announced
The government of Manitoba announced on April 12, 2022 that the province will spend $5 Million on immigration programs to help attract newcomers.
According to Manitoba’s BUDGET 2022: RECOVER TOGETHER, the province has developed a solid path to recovery from COVID-19 with strategic and significant investments in key priority areas. Currently, the province accepts immigrants under 4 immigration streams of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP).
These immigration streams include:
Skilled Worker in Manitoba
Skilled Worker Overseas
International Education and
Business Investor Streams
In 2022, Manitoba has already invited 1,950 candidates. In 2022-23, Manitoba projects a deficit of $548 million, a significant improvement over the deficit forecast for 2021-22 of $1.393 billion. The province is on track to reach balance within seven years.
The education property tax rebate will be increased to 50 percent by 2023, saving the average homeowner $1,355 over two years. Also, the province will introduce the new Residential Renters Tax Credit.