Nova Scotia reveals a new three-year pilot stream for immigration with an eligible job offer in one of its intermediate- skilled occupations.
The professionals focused on by the new Occupation in Demand Stream are “in high labour market demand” in Nova Scotia.
Currently, the Occupation in Demand Stream is open to eligible candidates with a full-time permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer in two specific occupations 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 meet eligibility:
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
Existing Nova Scotia Nominee Program Entrepreneur streams
Owners who have an existing business will now be eligible under the Entrepreneur Stream and can include operating expenses towards the required minimum investment.
International graduates, who are looking to start a business will change from 100 per cent to one third.
This will allow collaboration with other entrepreneurs and for international graduates more flexibility in achieving business and immigration goals.