The province of Nova Scotia set new a record in terms of the immigrants who reached the province, in 2019. During the year 2019, till December 27, the province had approved 2780 applications for settling here. This is 21 per cent more compared to the previous year.
According to Lena Metlege Diab, the immigration minister of the province, the population of the province was also record high in the year. Further, the population of the province has got younger and it has been able to fill the constant labour needs in major sectors. Nova Scotia gave special attention to admitting health professionals in 2019 and during this period, 84 continuing care assistants and 52 physicians(including 33 were family doctors and 19 specialists) made Nova Scotia their permanent home. Further, the province has a retention rate of 71%, which is the highest in the region.
Nova Scotia Nominee Program
Nova Scotia Nominee Program allows the province to admit immigrants with skills and work experience in order to boost the growth of the province’s economy and to deal with its demographic challenges.
The major streams under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program are:
- Nova Scotia Experience in Express Entry
- Nova Scotia Demand in Express Entry
- Nova Scotia Labor Market Priorities for Physicians in Express Entry
- Nova Scotia Labor Market Priorities in Express Entry
- Skilled Workers
- Occupations in Demand
- International Graduate Entrepreneur
- Entrepreneur program
Nova Scotia ensures high quality of life for its immigrants. Besides, the province is known for its scenic landscapes with rolling sea, green forests, lakes, farmlands etc. The calm and peaceful atmosphere of the province makes it one of the best places to raise your kids.
Do you wish to explore the opportunities the province of Nova Scotia has in store for you? Check with the expert immigration consultants of CanApprove for more information about moving to Nova Scotia permanently.