Newfoundland and Labrador targets more Immigrants

By Eva Olsen [Published 12 Feb, 2021 | 04:00 AM] 344
Newfoundland and Labrador targets more Immigrants
To cope with its aging population, Newfoundland and Labrador is targeting to attract more new immigrants who want to reside in the province.

The province is generally not an immigrant's first choice when immigrating to Canada. This is reserved for the most popular provinces like Ontario and British Columbia.

Therefore, the province is looking to step up its immigration efforts. As the provincial election date approaches on February 13, Immigration has become a focal point for the political party's campaigns.

The province's Liberal Party promises to welcome three times the number of newcomers over the next five years. Higher immigration rates have been also promised by the Progressive Conservatives.

Immigrants to the province are arguably the best placed to come up with ideas for solving the immigration problem. CBC Here & Now, a province-based television news program, hosted a panel focused on immigration.

People who appeared before the panel suggested that the lack of job opportunities in the province plays a significant role in why people may be discouraged from immigrating to Newfoundland and Labrador.

To help newcomers integrate into the daily life of the province is not only up to the province but it's also the responsibility of people living in the province. One person said the province needs a long-term retention plan and needs to educate students in schools and universities about racism, oppression, and cultural sensitivity.

How to move to Newfoundland and Labrador?
If you want to reside in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador following are your two main options:
There are different immigration categories under NLPNP for International graduates, Entrepreneurs, Skilled workers, and International graduates entrepreneurs.

Skilled workers with valid Express Entry profiles must have a full-time job or job offer from an employer in the province, meet minimum education and work experience requirements, and have sufficient money to support themselves and their families.

If they do not have a valid Express Entry profile, skilled workers will also need to prove proficiency in English or French.

International graduates must have completed at least half of their studies in Canada and must have graduated from an eligible college or university. Some of the major requirements are Job-offer from an eligible employer, enough settlement funds, and meeting the minimum language requirements.

AIPP is an employer-driven immigration program that allows them to hire foreign workers who want to live and work in the Atlantic provinces of Canada that include - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Employers do not need to obtain a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) as part of the AIPP.

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