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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nova Scotia invites 144 Express Entry candidates working in advertising, marketing or public relations

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 21:04:28 +0000

Nova Scotia has invited 144 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence through its Labour Market Priorities Stream. The Nova Scotia Nominee Program invited candidates who work in advertising, marketing or public relations. Those selected needed to have the National Occupation Code (NOC) 1123. The Labour Market Priorities Stream […]

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Nova Scotia fishes out carpenters from the Express Entry pool

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:56:50 +0000

Nova Scotia held its second draw this month through its Labour Market Priorities Stream, this time inviting eligible carpenters with a profile in the federal Express Entry pool to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence. The Labour Market Priorities Stream allows the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) to search the Express Entry […]

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