The New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream was reopened for accepting Expression of Interests (EoIs) on May 1st. The Express Entry Labour Market Stream of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program is exclusively for those who have experience in 14 priority occupations, including 7 positions related to technology.
The priority occupations under New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream are:
- Consultants and Information systems analysts
- Computer network technician
- User support technicians
- Designers and Software engineers
- Data administrators and Database analysts
- Cooks –
- Food service and Restaurant managers
- Book keepers and Accounting technicians
- Administrative assistants
- Administrative officers
- Kindergarten and Elementary school teachers (French language)
- Secondary school teachers (French language).
New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream
The New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream allows New Brunswick PNP to utilize the Express Entry immigration selection system for nominating candidates. It caters to the specific demographic and labour market needs of New Brunswick.
Candidates who are nominated through New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream will receive 600 additional CRS points, which puts them at a better position to receive Invitation to Apply for PR in the subsequent Express Entry draw.
In order to be eligible under the New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream, the candidates must meet the eligibility criteria for the Express Entry System’s Federal Skilled Worker Class (FSWC) and score at least 67 out of 100 in the FSWC selection factors.
The candidates must have work experience in one of the 14 priority occupations and must have attended one of the information sessions of New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program in order to be eligible to apply under New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream.
New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)
New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada, as French is the first language for around 30 percent of the province’s population.
The Provincial Nominee Program of New Brunswick accepts applications under the following immigration categories:
- New Brunswick Express Entry Labour Market Stream
- Skilled Workers with Family Support
- Business Immigration
- Skilled Workers with Employer Support
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