Newfoundland and Labrador publishes list of employers designated under Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program


The list of Newfoundland and Labrador employers taking part in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program has been made public, and the provincial government is encouraging foreign nationals to get in touch with them. The list contains 172 employers that have been designated by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador under the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program […]

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Vision for proposed Northern Ontario immigration pilot outlined


The head of one of the main organizations pushing for an immigration pilot for Ontario’s northern regions has provided new details of his vision for the program. Charles Cirtwill, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Policy Institute, detailed a number of key issues that he said the pilot must address in a column […]

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Canada increases 2018 Atlantic Immigration Pilot allotment


The Government of Canada is increasing the number of skilled immigrants and their family members who can obtain permanent residence through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program this year by 500, bringing the 2018 allotment to 2,500. Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, announced the increase Tuesday after a meeting with the premiers […]

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Canada increases 2018 Atlantic Immigration Pilot allotment to 2,500


The Government of Canada is increasing the number of skilled immigrants and their family members who can obtain permanent residence through the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program this year by 500, bringing the 2018 allotment to 2,500. Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, announced the increase Tuesday after a meeting with the premiers […]

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Proposed pilot would encourage immigration to Northern Ontario


The Government of Ontario is being encouraged to create a new immigration pilot program that would address labour needs in its northern and rural regions. Promoted by the Northern Policy Institute, an independent think tank dedicated to issues in Northern Ontario, the proposed Ontario Rural and Remote Pilot draws on existing immigration programs like the […]

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Federal minister wants to more than double immigration target for Newfoundland and Labrador

The province of Newfoundland and Labrador could more than double its immigration target if federal cabinet minister Seamus O’Regan has his way. O’Regan, who serves as Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs and the Member of Parliament for a riding in Newfoundland’s capital city St. John’s, says he has buy-in from Canada’s Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, […]

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More than 200 Applicants to Atlantic Immigration Pilot Can Now Apply for Permanent Residence


Federal and provincial political leaders in Canada meeting in Newfoundland have said that the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP) is working. More than 200 candidates have been endorsed to apply for Canadian permanent residence since the program opened to receive applications in March. In addition, more than 400 employers in the region have attained designated […]

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“Immigration continues to be a key ingredient to our economic future” – Immigration Minister


Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, recently reaffirmed the country’s commitment to economic immigration during a wide-ranging address in Toronto, Ontario, where he also touched on how the government plans to continue welcoming immigrants from around the world. “The 2017 300,000 landings plan increased the share of economic admissions from the previous year. This is […]

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