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Nova Scotia Initiates New Immigration Pilot For In-Demand Intermediate-Skilled Workers

Nova Scotia starts new immigration pilot for in-demand intermediate-skilled workers and Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur streams. Nova Scotia has uncovered a new three-year pilot stream for immigration candidates with an eligible job offer in one of its targeted intermediate-skilled occupations.

The Occupations Are Also Subject To Change As Labour Market Needs In The Province Evolve.

The Occupation in Demand Stream is currently open to eligible candidates with a full-time permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer in two specific occupations categorized as Skill Level C under Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC).

NOC 3413 – Nurses aides, orderlies and patient service associates
NOC 7511 – Transport truck drivers

Candidates Must Also Meet The Following Requirements In Order To Be Eligible:

  • Have One Year Of Work Experience Related To The Job;
  • Be 21 To 55 Years Old;
  • Have A High School Diploma;
  • Have The Appropriate Training, Skills And/Or Accreditation For The Job;
  • Prove Language Ability Equal To Canadian Language Benchmark (Clb) Level 4 Through Official Language Test Results;
  • Show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.

The NSNP says work experience and transferable skills will be verified via letters of reference from employers and supporting employment documents.

Candidates approved through the stream would receive a provincial nomination and could then apply to the Government of Canada for Canadian permanent residence.

Updates To Existing NSNP Entrepreneur Streams

The NSNP also announced updates to its Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur streams.

Existing business owners will now be eligible under the Entrepreneur Stream and can include operating expenses towards the required minimum investment.

Individuals can check there Eligibility Here for this program as a path to working and living in Nova Scotia (NSNP) permanently.

Stay Tuned for the latest update about Canada Province.

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