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Nova Scotia is all set to welcome a huge number of Immigrants in 2017- Get Ready to Apply in NSNP/AIPP

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 28, Feb 2017

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Nova Scotia- A beautiful Eastern or Atlantic Province in Canada will be a key province to watch out for moving to Canada in 2017. The Provincial Nominee Program of this province, i.e. Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program (NSNP) is one of the most crucial pathways for the skilled immigrants to get permanent residency in Canada.

Nova Scotia Look to Welcome Huge number of Immigrants in 2017

Nova Scotia is expecting a huge number of skilled immigrants in the province in the year 2017 through various channels. Lets take a look how it is going to invite massive number of skilled migrants in 2017.

Immigration through Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program (NSNP)

The Nova Scotia Immigrant Nominee Program (NSNP) is a vital provincial nominee program of the province of Nova Scotia. It operates in coordination with the federal government and invites huge number of immigrants through the program. Below are the key streams of the NSNP:

  • Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry
  • Skilled Worker Immigration Stream, and
  • Entrepreneur
  • International Graduate Entrepreneur Stream

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Last year, the NSNP invited a huge number of immigrants vide its different immigration streams. In fact, the province has successfully lobbied to get its annual immigration quota increased from the federal government. As a result, the province of Nova Scotia got extra 300 nominations from the government for the year 2016.

As per reports, the province of Nova Scotia has accepted a total of 4,835 immigrants in a year (ending October, 2016). These immigrants include skilled workers, entrepreneurs, refugees, and family class immigrants, etc. This was a record number of immigrants accepted by Nova Scotia in last few decades.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program 2017

Nova Scotia is one of the key Atlantic Provinces, which are participating in the new Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP). Its the new pilot program designed by the Atlantic Provinces, such as, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador and of course Nova Scotia. The program will start accepting 2,000 new immigrants from March 2017. The Province of Nova Scotia is expecting a good share of immigrants through the new AIPP immigration program.

Also Read - About 2,000 people may apply for PR via New Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program in 2017- Details Revealed

The immigration rate in the province has certainly increased over the year; however, one thing that still makes the provincial government concerned is the Immigrants retention rate of Nova Scotia. The province needs a considerable work in terms of keeping the new immigrants stay permanently in the province.

If you wish to immigrate to Canada in 2017, NSNP would be one of the best pathways available for you. Get in touch with a registered Canada immigration Consultancy firm to get your file ready to apply in the NSNP in 2017.


Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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