Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister announced a new department of advanced education, skills and immigration this month as part of the Canadian Prairie province’s bid to boost its COVID-19-stricken economy. “Our pandemic recovery plan is focused on getting people back to work and ensuring new job opportunities for young Manitobans and new immigrants we welcome into
Nine out of 10 Canadian provinces saw a drop in immigration above 40 percent in the first seven months of 2020, the latest figures show. The only province to record a drop below the 40 percent mark was British Columbia, where immigration fell 33 percent between January and July 2020, compared to the same period
2020-01-28 – With competition high for skilled worker immigration through Canada’s federal Express Entry system, candidates who do not have the required Comprehensive Ranking System scores should consider turning to provincial programs (PNPs). CRS scores have ranged between 462 and 475 in the last 10 federal Express Entry draws. This leaves thousand with scores below
Economic experts are predicting good things for the Nova Scotia economy in 2014. Major offshore projects are just some of the driving economic forces predicted to spur a 13 percent increase in spending within the province. Construction in Halifax will be particularly strong, with $500 million alone being invested in the city’s new convention center.