Nova Scotia Welcomes More New Immigrants in 10-Year High
Nova Scotia’s popularity seems to be at a 10-year high, with over 2,661 immigrants having settled in the province last year. So, what’s led the province to be more popular than it has been for the last decade? Let’s take a look at last year’s immigrants as an example.
Increase in Numbers for Nova Scotia Nominee Program
Last year, a total of 717 new immigrants came to Canada via the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP), which is a record high for the program. This year, the federal government has allotted 1,050 for the NSNP, which also includes the new Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry category.
This new category aligns with the new Express Entry electronic immigration system, and is specifically aimed at candidates who have experience and qualifications in certain in-demand occupations specified by the province. Interestingly, it seems that once immigrants arrive in Nova Scotia, they choose to stay and settle there.
According to the latest report, an impressive 71 per cent of immigrants who arrived in the province between 2007 – 2011 actually stayed there. This is a slight increase from the 69 per cent between 2003 – 2007.
Provincial Nominee Programs Proving Popular
It’s not just Nova Scotia that is benefiting from PNPs; in fact, more immigrants than ever before are now choosing to immigrate to Canada through a Provincial Nominee Program.
Are You Interested in the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program?
The Nova Scotia Nominee program is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in immigrating to the province of Nova Scotia. We have literally helped thousands of people immigrate to Canada and we can help you too. The first step towards moving to Canada is to get an assessment of your specific situation. All you need to do is use our free online immigration assessment form here or contact us here.
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