The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is a fast-track immigration program that allows employers in Canada’s four Atlantic provinces — Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador & Prince Edward Island — to hire foreign nationals for jobs they haven’t been able to fill locally.
The three-year pilot program allows designated local employers to identify, recruit and retain global talent. The program also has the goals of supporting population growth, developing a skilled workforce, and increasing employment rates in the region.
A candidate’s job offer does not need to be in the same occupation as past work experience. However, a candidate does need to meet employment requirements for the job, as listed in the NOC.
Candidates must have a job offer that is:
You must have worked for at least one year (1,560 hours total or 30 hours per week) within the last three years.
The work must be:
Education & Language