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Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

This program includes Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and Pilot Programs

Pilot Programs

Atlantic Immigration Pilot 

The Atlantic Immigration Program is a pathway to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers and international graduates from a Canadian institution who want to work and live in 1 of Canada’s 4 Atlantic provinces—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland and Labrador. The program helps employers hire qualified candidates for jobs they haven’t been able to fill locally.

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilo

The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a community-driven program. It’s designed to spread the benefits of economic immigration to smaller communities by creating a path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in one of the participating communities.

Agri-Food Immigration Pilot

The Agri-Food Pilot helps address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector.

The pilot provides a pathway to permanent residence for experienced, non-seasonal workers in specific industries and occupations. It will run until May 2023.

Provincial Nominee Program (PNP)

The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) is currently accepting applications under the following streams:

The following OINP streams are now open through the OINP Expression of Interest system :

*To apply under Ontario’s Express Entry streams, you must have a profile in the federal government’s Express Entry system and receive a notification of interest from Ontario.

Alberta is one of Canada’s three Prairie provinces, located in Western Canada. It is one of the fastest-growing provinces in the country and home to two major urban centres, Calgary and Edmonton. 

Alberta’s landscape varies from towering mountains to glacial lakes, from vast boreal forests to fertile prairies and desert badlands. 

The province’s natural resource portfolio includes natural gas, oil, coal, minerals and the famous Alberta oil sands, making Alberta Canada’s energy province.

AINP Streams

The AINP currently accepts applications under five streams: Alberta Opportunity Stream, Express Entry, the Self-Employed Farmer Stream, the International Graduate Entrepreneur Immigration Stream, and the Foreign Graduate Start-Up Visa Stream.

BC PNP Streams

The BCPNP accepts applications under three major categories: Skills Immigration, Express Entry BC, Entrepreneur Immigration. each with their own streams.

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) streams are:

The program’s aim is to be flexible to Manitoba’s labour market and broader economic priorities. Those priorities are communicated to candidates via a regularly updated list of In-Demand Occupations.

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP)  three main categories:

  1. International Skilled Worker

  2. Saskatchewan Experience

  3. Business Immigration

These categories are each divided into several sub-categories for different types of immigration candidates.

Under the NBPNP, candidates can qualify through one of five categories: 

  1. New Brunswick Express Entry Stream.

  2. New Brunswick Skilled Worker Stream.

  3. New Brunswick Skilled Worker Stream for Truck Drivers

  4. New Brunswick Entrepreneurial Stream.

  5. New Brunswick Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream.

Nova Scotia (NSNP)

Nova Scotia has streams that are:

  1. Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry

  2. Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities: Express Entry

  3. Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities For Physicians: Express Entry

  4. Skilled Worker

  5. Physician

  6. Occupations In Demand

  7. International Graduates In Demand

  8. Entrepreneur

  9. International Graduate Entrepreneur

Nova Scotia also operates ‘Study and Stay’, a program specifically aimed at helping international students from China, India and the Philippines stay and build careers in the region after they graduate.

There are three categories:

1. Skilled Worker Category

2. Critical Worker Category

3. PEI Business Impact Category

Newfoundland PNP categories:

  1. Express Entry Skilled Worker Category.

  2. Skilled Worker Category.

  3. International Graduate Category.

  4. Priority Skills NL

  5. International Graduate Entrepreneur Category.

  6. International Entrepreneur Category.

  7. Atlantic Immigration Pilot

Candidates wishing to settle in Yukon and become Canadian permanent residents can apply through four categories: 

  1. Yukon Express Entry

  2. Yukon Skilled Worker 

  3. Yukon Critical Impact Worker

  4. Yukon Business Nominee Program

To immigrate here through the Northwest Territories Nominee Program, you need to either:

  • be ready to open, purchase or invest in a business in the NWT; or

  • have a job offer from an employer in the NWT.

There are two streams:

Business Stream 

Employer-Driven Stream 

Be well informed

If you have decided to immigrate to Nunavut it is essential that you do your research before relocating. For example, did you know that in the north of the territory the sun shines for 24 hours a day in summer? The more you know about the lifestyle and climate in Nunavut, the easier it will be to adapt. The following site can provide you with useful information: Alternatively, contact Carrefour Nunavut to find out even more.

Currently, candidates who want to settle in Quebec can apply for a CSQ in one of the following categories:

Quebec Skilled Worker Program

Quebec Business Immigration which is: Investors, Entrepreneurs and Self-employed.

Quebec Experience Program (PEQ): Eligible candidates can apply for a CSQ under an accelerated process. Two streams are available: Quebec Graduate and Temporary Foreign Worker.

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