News releases from Immigration (Page 3)

Successful Refugee Donations Drop-off Centre to Close Early


Due to the overwhelming generosity of Nova Scotians, the Refugee Donations Drop-off Centre in Halifax will no longer accept donations after Tuesday, Jan. 5.

La Nouvelle-Écosse lance le traitement électronique de la plupart des demandes d’immigration


À compter d’aujourd’hui, 17 décembre, la plupart des immigrants potentiels en Nouvelle-Écosse peuvent faire une demande d’immigration au moyen d’un nouveau système en ligne.

Nova Scotia Introduces E-processing for Most Immigration Applications


Effective today, Dec. 17, most prospective immigrants to Nova Scotia are able to apply to immigrate through a new online system.

Preparations to Welcome Incoming Refugees Continue


Preparation for the arrival of Syrian refugees in Nova Scotia continues with the opening of a drop-off centre for donations in Halifax.

211 to Co-ordinate Offers of Support for Refugees


Nova Scotians wishing to offer support for refugees who will soon settle in the province can call 211.

Summit Brings Together Major Immigration Partners


Businesses, community leaders, newcomers, municipal officials, post-secondary institutions, and settlement partners come together in Halifax today, Oct. 26, to discuss ways to enhance immigration to Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Launches New Business Immigration Streams


Nova Scotia is launching two new business immigration streams to attract international entrepreneurs and to retain international graduates of provincial universities and colleges.

Nova Scotia Rewarded With More Immigration Nominations After Early Success


Government has successfully negotiated an increase of 300 immigration nominations for its two new express entry streams, nearly doubling the province's total nomination allocation for 2015.

Government Launches New Immigration Stream


Government is launching its second new immigration stream this year called Nova Scotia Experience: Express Entry.

Attracting, Welcoming More Immigrants to Cape Breton


The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration is working with post-secondary schools, the YMCA and other partners to promote immigration to Cape Breton and attract more newcomers.

Halifax Business Community, Newcomers Sitting Down for Dinner


Halifax's business community is sitting down to dinner tonight, April 30, with newcomers to Nova Scotia.

More Immigrants Settling, Staying in Nova Scotia


More immigrants chose to make Nova Scotia their home last year than at any time in the last ten years. More are also staying, with the highest retention rate in recent history.

Government Working on Retaining International Graduates


Government wants Nova Scotians to participate in keeping international graduates in the province.

Lancement d'un nouveau volet d'immigration par la Nouvelle-Écosse


En janvier, la Nouvelle-Écosse lancera un nouveau volet d'immigration appelé « Demande de la Nouvelle-Écosse - Entrée Express ».

Nova Scotia to Launch New Immigration Stream


Nova Scotia will launch a new immigration stream in January called Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry.

Le gouvernement vise à augmenter l'immigration en Nouvelle-Écosse

Immigration / Premier's Office

Le premier ministre Stephen McNeil a annoncé, aujourd'hui 26 août, les noms des coprésidents du conseil consultatif du premier ministre sur l'immigration. Wadih Fares sera président national, et Colin Dodds sera président international.

Government Working to Enhance Immigration in Nova Scotia

Premier's Office / Immigration

Premier Stephen McNeil today, Aug. 26, announced joint chairs of the Premier's Immigration Advisory Council. Wadih Fares will serve as national chair and Colin Dodds will serve as international chair.

New Immigration Pathway Created for International Students


International graduates now have a route to immigrate to Nova Scotia after changes to the Provincial Nominee Program.

Nova Scotia Nominee Program Stream Closed to New Applications


The Regional Labour Market Demand stream is closed to new applicants.

Changes to Provincial Immigration Nominee Program


The province is strengthening the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.