Nova Scotia releases new francophone immigration action plan

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 13:00:21 +0000

Last week Nova Scotia launched its new francophone immigration action plan. The report, Growing Nova Scotia’s Francophone Population – An Action Plan for Success (2022-25), outlines the province’s strategy for growing the population of French speakers. It was created by the Nova Scotia ministries of Labour, Skills, and Immigration (LSI) and Acadian Affairs and Francophonie […]

The post Nova Scotia releases new francophone immigration action plan first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Nova Scotia announces new immigration targets for 2022

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 12:00:28 +0000

Nova Scotia has confirmed its allocations for the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) and the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) for 2022. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has increased the provincial nomination number to 5,340 and added 1,173 more endorsement spaces to the AIP, which is 75% more than 2021. IRCC determines the number of […]

The post Nova Scotia announces new immigration targets for 2022 first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canada’s PNP immigration results for February 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 13:00:06 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) issued over 5,000 invitations to apply for provincial nomination in February. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams to better meet their labour market needs and economic development […]

The post Canada’s PNP immigration results for February 2022 first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Nova Scotia holds PNP draw for nurses

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 18:04:13 +0000

Nova Scotia invited nurses to apply for a provincial nomination on February 8. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) invited candidates who had profiles in the Express Entry system. Nova Scotia periodically invites Express Entry candidates in targeted occupations to apply for a nomination under its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). In the new draw, the […]

The post Nova Scotia holds PNP draw for nurses first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Canada’s PNP immigration results for January 2022

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 13:00:29 +0000

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNP) are off to a strong start in 2022 with more than 4,500 invitations to apply for provincial nomination issued last month. The PNP is an immigration program jointly administered by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments. It offers Canadian provinces and territories the opportunity to create their own immigration streams […]

The post Canada’s PNP immigration results for January 2022 first appeared on CIC News.

Read more

Atlantic Canada’s immigration revolution continues

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:12:35 +0000

Atlantic Canada’s incredible immigration run continued in 2019 as the region welcomed nearly 18,000 newcomers. The Atlantic region, which includes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, has been making significant efforts in recent years to welcome more immigrants. Atlantic Canada has a rapidly aging population, low birth rate, higher rates […]

Read more

From refugee to entrepreneur: Peace by Chocolate CEO to become Canadian citizen

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:58:33 +0000

Four years ago Tareq Hadhad came to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, as a Syrian refugee, and next week he will officially become a Canadian citizen— something he calls “a great honour.” The ceremony will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia on January 15— a two-hour drive from where the Hadhad family set up their now-successful chocolate […]

Read more

From refugee to entrepreneur to Canadian citizen

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:58:33 +0000

Four years ago Tareq Hadhad came to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, as a Syrian refugee, and next week he will officially become a Canadian citizen— something he calls “a great honour.” The ceremony will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia on January 15— a two-hour drive from where the Hadhad family set up their now-successful chocolate […]

Read more

Nova Scotia approves record number of immigrants in 2019

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 16:59:20 +0000

Nova Scotia has broken immigration records in 2019 as the province finds new ways to attract workers to sectors with the greatest need. According to a  Office of Immigration has approved 2,780 applications as of Dec. 27, up 21 per cent over 2018 and more than 300 per cent over 2013. As a result, the […]

Read more

Record immigration drives Nova Scotia’s population to all-time high

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 18:39:36 +0000

Nova Scotia is seeing record-breaking population growth thanks to immigrants and interprovincial migrants. Statistics Canada estimates show the Atlantic Province’s population grew by 12,339 residents between October 1, 2018 and October 1, 2019. This includes 7,165 immigrants who came to Nova Scotia during this 12-month stretch. This growth of 1.28 per cent is the province’s […]

Read more