NS Legislative Report, Fall Sitting – Update October 16

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The Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot: A New Immigration Pilot for...

On June 25, 2023, the Canadian government introduced the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (“EMPP”), a program designed to help skilled refugees and other displaced people immigrate to Canada through an economic immigration program. Applicants can apply to the EMPP: Through the Regional EMPP by applying to a regional economic program, such as the Atlantic Immigration […]

Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry – A Fantastic Way to...

For applicants who wish to live in Nova Scotia permanently, the Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry (“NSE:EE”) is a great stream to apply for permanent residence. General Requirements To qualify for NSE:EE, an applicant must be between 21 and 55 years old, have the required work experience, demonstrate they have graduated high school or have […]

The Atlantic Immigration Program, an Option for Immigrating to Atlantic...

The Atlantic Immigration Program (“AIP”) is an excellent option for employers wishing to hire immigrants, and for immigrants wishing to immigrate to Atlantic Canada. The AIP is designed to allow Atlantic Canadian employers looking to fill labour gaps with applicants who meet their needs by providing them with job offers and settlement support. The Atlantic […]

An Insight into the Francophone Mobility Program: Strengthening Our Communities...

To promote Francophone immigration to communities throughout Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC’) launched its Francophone Mobility Program (“FMP”) in 2016. This program provides options to make it easier for employers to hire French-speaking or bilingual workers outside Quebec. Hiring a French-speaking or bilingual candidate could provide a number of advantages, such as the […]

November 29, 2022

Changes to the National Occupation Classification and Eligibility Requirements under...

Economic Class Programs, such as the Atlantic Immigration Program (“AIP”), will have updated eligibility requirements because of this change. As an example, to qualify under the AIP, you need a job offer that is full-time, non-seasonal and at least 1 year in duration for a TEER 0, 1, 2 or 3 category job. If the job offer is in the TEER 4 category, it must be a permanent position.