News Release: Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, November 1, 2017. Growing Canada’s Economic Future           Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history November 1, 2017—Toronto, ON—For years, we’ve seen how immigration strengthens Canada by spurring innovation and economic growth, supporting diverse and inclusive communities. Today, the Honourable Ahmed … Read more

Immigration growing in Nova Scotia

By Andrea Gunn, Chronicle Herald, 27 October 2017. Province offers opportunities Nova Scotia’s immigrant population is diverse and swiftly growing, according to new data. Nationwide immigration numbers collected from the 2016 census and released Wednesday shows the number of landed immigrants and permanent residents in Nova Scotia is now at … Read more

Immigration and ethnocultural diversity: Key results from the 2016 Census

Statistics Canada, October 25, 2017.  Today, Statistics Canada is releasing results from the 2016 Census which provide a new national statistical portrait of immigration and ethnocultural diversity in Canada. On Census Day, 21.9% of the population reported they were or had ever been a landed immigrant or permanent resident in Canada. This proportion … Read more

ISANS expands business counselling

The Chronicle Herald, October 12, 2017. The Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia will be able to hire two additional counsellors to work with existing immigrant entrepreneurs and startup companies with an additional $325,000 in funding from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s business development program. The funds will enable the … Read more

New and improved website!

We are happy to announce the redesign and relaunch of our website! In response to ever changing technology, our 2016 user survey, and consultations with stakeholders we’ve made tweaks, changes and some major improvements. The new website is: Faster – we’re focused on speed and page load times to improve … Read more