On October 22nd, Nova Scotia conducted a new Immigration draw through the Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream inviting candidates to submit a complete application for a provincial nomination until the 21st of November, 2020. The province did not reveal the total number of invitations issued though.

Applicants invited were of skill type 0, A or B and NOC code 2174 – Computer Programmers and Media Developers. They were also required to have a minimum CLB level score of 7 in English which means 6.0 in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening.

Moreover, candidates must demonstrate that they have three or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in NOC 2174 in the last five years and have at least one year of experience in NOC O, A or B in Canada.

If you need any assistance in finding out whether you are eligible under this pathway, feel free to click the button below.

In 2019, Nova Scotia has welcomed 7,580 new permanent residents, helping to grow the population and strengthen the province’s economy and communities. It surpassed the previous record of 5,970 in 2018.

Nova Scotia is one of the provinces participating in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program and since 2018, more than 2000 newcomers and their families have been welcomed in the province.

The pilot was created in 2017 to resolve Atlantic Canada’s labour shortage problem by allowing designated employers to hire skilled workers across the globe and international graduates across Canada.

Feel free to watch the video below to learn how to Immigrate to Nova Scotia


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