Immigration numbers growing under pilot

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.

January is Mentoring Month! Learn about Mentorship through ISANS

Have you ever wondered about becoming a mentor? Look no further because our Professional Mentorship Program offers an enriching experience for you to share your skills and expertise. We match locally established professionals with internationally-trained immigrants and newcomers. Mentors provide insights, advice, connections, moral support and guidance on networking and … Read more

ISANS shares knowledge

By Heather Brimicombe, The Advocate, November 22, 2017.  Employers in Pictou County got the chance to learn more about how to welcome others into their workplace with the help of Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Works: Career Connections worked over the past three weeks to set up … Read more

Investing in talent from abroad pays off

Immigrants from across the globe bring skills and work ethic to Nova Scotian businesses
As most of you may know, Nova Scotia welcomed more than 2,500 Syrian refugees in 2016. By accepting these refugees, our province took on the responsibility of creating a foundation for each of these families to grow — the two pillars for this foundation are education and employment…