Atlantic Canada can be your immigration destination in 2021

Atlantic Canada can be your immigration destination in 2021

Atlantic Canada is located in the eastern part of the country, comprising four provinces Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador. Atlantic Canada has a dedicated federal program for Canadian Immigration, known as the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program. Since its inception in 2017, the program has become successful in attracting skilled professionals to these provinces

Initially, the quota allocation was for 2000 applicants, but now the immigration levels are increased for Atlantic Program by 5000 applicants per year.

What are the opportunities in Atlantic Canada?

Below is the detailed study of business industries, sectors, and job opportunities in those four provinces:

Nova Scotia is the second-smallest province in Canada, with strong roots in a resource-based economy. It has vital sectors such as Business resources, Information Communications Technology, Agri-food, manufacturing, financial services, digital media, and life sciences. In-demand occupations are:

  • Healthcare Professionals 
  • Financial auditors, accountants & financial officers
  • Administrative assistants 
  • Advertising, Marketing, and public relations Professionals
  • Civil engineers 
  • College and other vocational instructors
  • Paralegal occupations 
  • Social and community service workers
  • IT professionals 
  • Sales & Marketing Professionals

New Brunswick – The province is rich in minerals, forests, and biodiversity. Speaking of the province’s industries, you have Financial Services, Insurance Services, Information Communications Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Retail, and shipping. In-demand occupations are:

  • Healthcare Professionals 
  • Financial auditors, accountants & financial officers
  • Administrative assistants 
  • Advertising, Marketing, and public relations Professionals
  • Civil engineers 
  • College and other vocational instructors
  • Paralegal occupations 
  • Social and community service workers
  • IT professionals 
  • Sales & Marketing Professionals

Prince Edward Island – The smallest province in Canada is known for garnering skilled professionals since the inception of PNP programs. It has immense opportunities in fisheries, tourism, aerospace, bio-science, IT, and renewable energy. In-demand occupations are:

  • Healthcare Professionals 
  • Aerospace Engineers & Inspectors
  • Chemical Technicians 
  • University Professors
  • Welders & Pipe Fitters 
  • Mechanical Engineers

Newfoundland & Labrador – It is the easternmost province of the country with a vital services industry base. In-demand occupations are:

  •  IT Professionals
  •  Healthcare Professionals
  •  Aquaculture 
  •  Agriculture
  •  Financial Services 
  • Technical Professionals & Trade

How to immigrate to Atlantic Canada?

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program is an employer-driven program that permits qualified foreign skilled professionals and international graduates from Canada. As per the quota, each year, the program should approve 5000 qualified applications for Canada PR Visa. Below are the streams under AIPP:

  • Atlantic High Skilled Program
  • Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program
  • Atlantic International Graduate Program

Below are the requirements for each stream:

Atlantic High Skilled Program

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in management, professional or technical/skilled job
  • Minimum Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education
  • Language Examination for English or French (No minimum bands)
  • Job offer from an employer in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Intermediate Skilled Program

  • Minimum one year of experience in a job that requires a high school education or job-specific training
  • Minimum Canadian high school diploma or equivalent education
  • Language Examination for English or French (No minimum bands)
  • Job offer from an employer in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic International Graduate Program

  • Have a degree or diploma from a publicly funded institution in an Atlantic province
  • Lived in Atlantic province for a minimum of 16 months in the two years before getting your degree, diploma, or credential
  • Language Examination for English or French (No minimum bands)
  • Job offer from an employer in Atlantic Canada

For more information on Atlantic Program and Canada Immigration, you can reach us @ 8595338595 or write to us at web@abhinav.com.

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