Small Cities Need More Funds for Economic Integration

Settlement agencies in Canada’s Atlantic provinces are working closely with provincial governments to better service immigrants, but say they need federal support to attract newcomers to smaller communities. The provinces and territories select which immigrants…

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Myth Busting in Nova Scotia

With a rapidly aging population and low birth rate, Canada’s Atlantic provinces have turned full force towards immigration.  Nova Scotia, for instance, has nearly doubled its allocation of provincial nominees and Premier Stephen McNeil has…

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Nova Scotia Aims to Lead in Immigration

Nova Scotia now has the ability to fast track an additional 300 immigrants through new express entry streams. The announcement made by Premier Stephen McNeil and Immigration Minister Lena Diab earlier this month came after…

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Immigration and Universities in Atlantic Canada: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Canada’s labour market may not be showing much demand for bakers or tailors or candlestick makers, according to the CIBC report The Haves and Have Nots of Canada’s Labour Market. But, market demand remains strong…

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