In the Labour Market Priorities stream draw held on December 20, Nova Scotia invited 144 Express Entry candidates with relevant work experience in advertising, marketing or public relations sectors. The invited candidates are those who have their occupation categorized under the National Occupation Code (NOC) 1123.
Labour Market Priorities Stream
The Labour Market Priorities Stream under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) allows the province to select eligible candidates from the federal Express Entry pool to meet the demands of the labour market. Nova Scotia launched the stream in 2018, and ever since, the province has invited early childhood education workers, financial auditors, accountants, social workers and French-speaking candidates from the Express Entry pool to apply for provincial nomination through the stream.
Labour Market Priorities stream: Eligibility requirements
The candidates selected in the latest draw must have at least two years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in advertising, marketing or public relations which must have been acquired within the five years preceding the application. Further they must have selected English as their first language and have a minimum level of language proficiency equal to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of 9 in all the four abilities.
All the selected candidates in the latest draw have a master’s degree and have submitted the proof of their educational qualification along with the application, including the Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report. The latest draw targeted those who had submitted their Express Entry profiles on or after January 1, 2019.
The selected candidates may apply for provincial nomination from Nova Scotia. Those who are nominated by the province will have 600 additional Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score points added to their total CRS score. This guarantees them an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence in Canada in the subsequent Express Entry draw. The candidates who have received invitation to apply for provincial nomination in the latest draw have time till January 19, 2020 to submit the complete application.
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