132 candidates were invited by Manitoba to apply for Provincial Nomination on July 9, 2018, in their second Expression of Interest draw in three days. The minimum CRS score was 519, which is the lowest score ever for Manitoba’s Express Entry sub-stream. The invitation was issued to candidates with valid Express Entry profile and job-seeker validation code along with minimum six months of recent experience in the occupation listed under Manitoba’s In-Demand Occupation list under skill level B. The draw held on July 9, 2018, was the seventh that Manitoba has held since the introduction of Express Entry Linked sub-stream in January 2018. Since then, 1155 Express Entry Candidates have received LAAs under this sub-stream. An Express Entry candidate who applies for and receives a provincial nomination is awarded an additional 600 points toward their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score.