Employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, turning to foreign workers to fill labour needs

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:25:16 +0000

The need for skilled labour is the biggest challenge facing employers in Moncton, New Brunswick, a new survey suggests, and increasing the number of foreign workers is seen as key to solving the problem.   The survey by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Moncton (CCGM) found businesses in the city of 72,000 are “increasingly focused […]

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Applications for immigration to Newfoundland and Labrador up by 25% over 2017


Applications for immigration to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador have increased by 25 per cent this year compared to the first 10 months of 2017, the province’s government says.  Last year saw Canada’s easternmost Atlantic province welcome 832 people through both its Provincial Nominee Program and the federal/provincial Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The province’s Minister […]

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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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