Manitoba Getting favorite immigration destination as unemployment rate is lowest in Canada.
Manitoba province is attracting immigrants by its healthy environment and low unemployments rates.
As it is evident from the present scenario, Manitoba has become most attractive new destinations for immigrants from Philippines, Germany, China, India and Israel. There was a massive increase immigrants figures even leaving behind Edmonton, Ottawa and Hamilton. According to the statistics migrants number has immensely rose since last two years that is 13520 in 2009 to 15,000 immigrants in 2010 and is expected to rise by 20,000 till 2016.In 2010, Manitoba experienced biggest population shot in 40 years, as told by the Statistics Canada and provincial records. The increase in number immigrant was possible due to the successful settlement and language training support provided to them by the government.
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program has proved to be helpful in gaining prospective immigrants for the country according to its market needs. Under this government has allotted around 4,600 federal certificates to attract people. This government programme has helped number of immigrants to settle, live and work peacefully in the province. To further support it they have developed various strategies that help newcomers to settle in communities comfortably. They have worked out various acts such as ‘The Worker Recruitment and Protection Act’, which helps employers to employ temporary foreign workers and shelter them from dishonest employers. The programme had worked for reducing processing time to just within six months of immigrants under it. Better living conditions are also considered a contributing factor for attracting immigrants.
As according to Jennifer Howard Manitoba, the home and Immigration Minister, said that, now the pressure is to make provincial nominee programme a success, in spite of Ottawa, wanting to curb down the number of immigrants. Despite, the early indication is that they would like us to stay at the same place as 2010 and do 5, 000," Howard said. "We've set a goal of 5,500. So now we're in an ongoing discussion about whether there's going to be some flexibility on that number going forward."
As according to the Statistics, 3 percent of immigrants have gained social assistance after arriving there, around 85 percent of the immigrants are still working after three months; approximately 89 percent of immigrants are having full time jobs and 95 percent are happy and not thinking of leaving it. It is Evident from above that Manitoba’s immigrants are experiencing the highest employment rates and lowest unemployment rates in Canada.