By Andrea Gunn. From The Chronicle Herald, July 9, 2018 Number of N.S. employers involved in the program ‘has doubled’ Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said he is considering increasing the allocation for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot program. Despite an initially slow uptake, Hussen told The Chronicle Herald that interest … Read more
From Canadian Immigration Newsletter, by Stephen Smith, May 30, 2018 When it comes to the future of immigration to Canada, it’s no longer a question of “why immigration” but “how much,” says federal Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen. “That’s where the debate is now,” he told his audience at the 2018 … Read more
Interest in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program in Nova Scotia has more than doubled in the past six months. According to data provided by the Nova Scotia Department of Immigration, as of April 30 the province had designated 406 employers and endorsed 448 candidates through the pilot program since it launched in March 2017. So far in 2018, 247 new candidates have been endorsed.
The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project is a new three-year employer-driven immigration program. The program is designed to address labour gaps that certain sectors in Atlantic Canada are experiencing and to help businesses attract and retain global talent. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project is for skilled workers and international student graduates … Read more
From the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration: The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a creative approach to addressing our labour market challenges. Starting in March 2017, employers in Nova Scotia will be able to use the Pilot to hire foreign workers. Eligibility Employers looking to fill persistent labour gaps through the … Read more