Atlantic Immigration Pilot improving immigrant retention rates in the region

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:00:17 +0000

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP) appears to be on the right track to help east coast provinces retain immigrants. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reviewed the AIP in the period starting from when it was launched in March, 2017 to the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year. They wanted to see if the pilot […]

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Which Newfoundland and Labrador occupations are exempt from labour market testing?

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:00:41 +0000

Newfoundland and Labrador have released new measures to make it easier for employers to hire foreign nationals who will address the labour shortages in the province through the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP). The province released a list of occupations that are exempt from provincial labour market testing processes. These processes include the Job Vacancy Assessment. […]

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Atlantic Canada lost fewest jobs due to coronavirus

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:44:36 +0000

The closure of non-essential services to slow the spread of COVID-19 was devastating for the Canadian labour market, but the country’s employment rate rebounded in June. Recent figures provided in the June issue of BMO’s Labour Market Card suggest that Canada has now recovered 41 per cent of the jobs lost due to the coronavirus […]

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