ATLANTIC IMMIGRATION PROGRAM
This is an employer-driven program designed to help employers in Atlantic Canada hire qualified candidates for jobs they have been unable to fill locally. You must receive a job offer from a designated employer in Atlantic Canada to participate in the program.
To immigrate to Atlantic Canada through this program, you must be either
- a recent graduate of a recognized post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada, or
- a skilled worker
You can be living abroad or already be in Canada as a temporary resident.
To be eligible for the Atlantic Immigration Program, you must
- have qualifying work experience, unless you’re an international graduate of a recognized post-secondary institution in Atlantic Canada
- meet or exceed the educational requirements
- meet or exceed the language requirements
- show that you have enough money to support yourself and your family when you get to Canada
- If you’re already living and working in Canada with a valid work permit, you don’t need to show proof.
If you meet all of these requirements, you can start looking for a job with a designated Atlantic employer
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RURAL AND NORTHERN IMMIGRATION PILOT
The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a community-driven program. It’s designed to spread the benefits of economic immigration to smaller communities by creating a path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in one of the participating communities.
There are 4 steps to applying for permanent residence under this pilot.
- Check that you meet both
- IRCC eligibility requirements and
- the community-specific requirements.
- Find an eligible job with an employer in one of the participating communities.
- Once you have a job offer, submit your application for recommendation to the community.
- If a community recommends you, apply for permanent residence.
Each community will also have its own
- additional eligibility requirements
- job search process
- community recommendation application process