On November 2, 2023, Manitoba held a new invitation round in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP). In round #198, the MPNP issued 204 LAAs in the Skilled Workers in Manitoba stream. The minimum score for the LAA in this category was 785 points, 156 points more than the previous draw. In the Skilled Workers Overseas stream, Manitoba issued 65 LAAs to candidates invited under the Strategic Recruitment Initiative. The lowest score in the SWO category was 708 points, 107 points more than in the previous draw. In addition, 131 invitations were issued in the International Education Stream. Manitoba has issued LAAs to 400 candidates, including 60 Express Entry candidates for this round. The next day, November 3, 2023, the Government of Manitoba held the 19th draw for Ukrainian candidates and invited 36 candidates under the MPNP. In total, the province invited 13,881 candidates in 2023, including 295 Ukrainian nationals.