News releases from Immigration (Page 4)

Immigration a Priority for Nova Scotia, Op-Ed


We've heard the refrain time and again: Nova Scotia needs immigrants. Our aging population, combined with our growing need for trained workers, means that we need to act fast, or risk falling behind. We need more immigrants to come, work, and stay in Nova Scotia.

Province Acts to Increase Number of Skilled Immigrants


Changes to the provincial immigration program will open doors for more families and skilled workers to immigrate to Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Nominates Highest Number Of Immigrants To Date


More than 700 families are one step closer to calling Nova Scotia home, the highest number to date.

From Egypt to Nova Scotia: A Second Homecoming


It was midnight and Fady Nashat was exhausted after a trip to the United States. He waited as an immigration officer reviewed his documents at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

La Nouvelle-Écosse aide un immigrant français à se débarrasser de son stress


REMARQUE : voici un article de fond préparé par l’Office de l'immigration de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Nova Scotia Helps French Immigrant Shed Stress


NOTE: The following is a feature story from the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration.

Province Hosts International Careers Fair


More than 350 skilled immigrants, international graduates and temporary foreign workers are on the job hunt.

Class Action Suit Certified


On Sept. 26, the province of Nova Scotia and the law firm of Branch MacMaster LLP announced that they reached an agreement to settle the class action brought to address issues surrounding the former Economic Stream of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.

Settlement Agreement for Economic Class of Nova Scotia Nominee Program


Immigration – Settlement Agreement for Economic Class of Nova Scotia Nominee Program

New Immigration Strategy will Help Employers, Communities

Premier's Office / Immigration

A new strategy released today, April 29, by Premier Darrell Dexter will fulfill the province's commitment to double the number of new immigrants arriving each year by 2020.

Agreement to Help Attract Temporary Foreign Workers to Province


Nova Scotia will be able to respond faster to the needs of employers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Employers Invited to Recruit for Hard-to-fill Jobs at Boston Event


Nova Scotia employers are being invited to recruit for their hard-to-fill job openings at an Atlantic-led job fair in Boston.

Aider les immigrants à s'établir et à s'intégrer en Nouvelle-Écosse


Les immigrants en Nouvelle-Écosse auront maintenant davantage de soutien pour les aider à s'établir et à s'intégrer avec succès dans leurs nouvelles communautés.

Helping Immigrants Settle and Integrate in Nova Scotia


Immigrants in Nova Scotia will now have more support to help them successfully settle and integrate into their new communities.

Province Seeks Information about Temporary Foreign Workers

Labour and Workforce Development (To Jan. 7) / Immigration

A consultation paper released today, May 27, asks for input about workplace conditions and protections for temporary foreign workers in Nova Scotia.

Job Fair Connects Newcomers, Employers


The second annual job fair for newcomers will attract more than 400 people seeking employment in Nova Scotia.

Province Introduces New Immigration Option


NOTE TO EDITORS: Immigration Minister Ramona Jennex will be available for media interviews today, Aug. 25, at 12:30 p.m. at the Office of Immigration, 1741 Brunswick St., Suite 101A, Halifax.

Nominee Program Legal Dispute Settled


The province and Cornwallis Financial Corporation have resolved their legal dispute over the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.

Business Loan Program for Immigrants Open for Applications

Economic and Rural Development (To Jan. 7) / Immigration

Nova Scotia credit unions are now accepting applications for the new Immigrant Small Business Financing Program.

Web Development Funding


The Office of Immigration is accepting proposals to develop or enhance websites that help immigrants integrate into Nova Scotia communities.