2020-01-08 – Nova Scotia immigration targeted Express Entry candidates under NOC 1123 for advertising, marketing and public relations in a new draw through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.
The December 20 Labour Market Priorities draw saw 144 Letters of Interest issued by NSNP officials.
To qualify, candidates were required to have a master’s degree, Canadian Language Benchmark of 9 or higher in English and two years of relevant work experience.
Requirements for December 20 Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities Draw
- Have a primary occupation of advertising, marketing or public relations (NOC 1123).
- Letters of reference from employers to demonstrate two or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in advertising, marketing or public relations within the last five years.
- Have selected English as their first official language and have a Canadian Language Benchmark score of 9 or higher in English in all language abilities.
- Hold a master’s degree.
- Have submitted an expression of interest to the Express Entry pool on or after January 1, 2019
- Apply no later than 11.59 pm on January 19, 2020.
What Are The General Requirements For Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities?
- Receive a Letter of Interest from the Nova Scotia Nominee Program within the Express Entry system.
- Meet the minimum work experience requirements of the Express Entry stream for which you have qualified.
- Demonstrate sufficient funds to successfully establish yourself and your family in Nova Scotia and to pay your immigration costs and travel expenses.
- Have legal status in your current country of residence.
- Meet eligibility criteria in place at the time you are issued a Letter of Interest.
This was the ninth draw in the history of the Labour Market Priorities stream and the first to specifically target NOC 1123 for advertising, marketing or public relations.
The stream was launched in August 2018 to give Nova Scotia the flexibility to target certain occupations and candidates through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.
Previously, draws have also been conducted aimed at:
- Social and community service workers (NOC 4212)
- Registered nurses or registered psychiatric nurses (NOC 3012).
- Carpenters (NOC 7271).
- Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111).
- Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214).
- Francophone candidates.