Things to do in Canada in summer: Atlantic Canada

For the final installment of our series of articles, “Things to do in Canada in summer,” let Canadian Immigrant take you on a journey to the place some folks reckon is Canada’s best-kept secret: the Atlantic. Atlantic Canada is divided into four provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. It is a […]

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New Brunswick’s population ‘time bomb’ lends urgency to province-wide talks on immigration


Forty years ago, the province of New Brunswick’s labour force was growing at a rate of nearly 4,000 people a year. Now it’s shrinking by almost the same amount. Economist and author Richard Saillant says it’s only due to the roughly 1,000 immigrants now coming into New Brunswick each year that the province’s workforce isn’t decreasing […]

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Express Entry-linked streams in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick open, rewarding those who proactively prepared


The importance of proactive preparation was highlighted in recent days with the opening of  Express Entry-linked streams in the Atlantic Canada provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. A successful application under either of these streams results in an Express Entry candidate obtaining an additional 600 points under the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) and being prioritized […]

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New Brunswick reopens Express Entry category and expands list of priority occupations


The province of New Brunswick has temporarily reopened its Express Entry Labour Market Stream to Expressions of Interest from eligible skilled workers with professional experience in 14 priority occupations, including seven tech-related positions. In an update published May 1, the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) reported that its Express Entry Labour Market Stream is […]

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First quarter of 2018 a busy one for Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs


The first quarter of 2018 saw significant activity and innovation in a number of Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). These programs, which allow provinces and territories to nominate individuals for Canadian permanent residence based on labour market needs, were especially active in Ontario and British Columbia in the last three months. As part of its Multi-Year Immigration Levels plan, the […]

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