New Brunswick PNP Pathway for International Graduates in Canada

By Sierra September 14, 2021 (Updated September 15, 2021) 2 min. read

As Canada continues to invite and welcome thousands of foreign nationals each year with open arms, many of these individuals are actively looking for ways to make Canada their permanent home. There are already numerous pathways for those seeking Canada PR through Express Entry and Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs). Recently, New Brunswick launched a new PR pathway for international graduates living in Canada looking to settle after graduating from 1 of 4 qualifying colleges who are not eligible for a Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP).

In addition to the pathways already created through the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP), there is a new pilot pathway starting April 1st, 2022. Those students who have graduated from Atlantic Business College, Eastern College, McKenzie College, or Oulton College and who have studied in one of 19 targeted occupations, will be able to apply to the newest PNP pathway. The program is in collaboration between Opportunities NB (ONB), which is New Brunswick’s leading business development corporation, and the IRCC.

Related Article: What is the IRCC?

New Pathway Requirements

Specific requirements are still being created as we speak but the programs eligible has been listed. In addition, participation in this program will be limited to designated educational institutions that have held this designation for at least five years and offer eligible programs of study in the following 19 areas:

Social and community serviceEarly childhood educators and assistantsEducational assistantsHealth-care
Home support workLicensed nursingParamedics and related occupationsMedical laboratory technologists
Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists assistantsMedical administrative assistantsWeb designers and developersComputer programmers and interactive media developers
Computer network techniciansUser support techniciansAccounting technicians and bookkeepersPayroll clerks
Shippers and receiversSupply chain and logistics supervisorsProduction logistics co-ordinators

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