News releases from Immigration (Page 5)

Province's First Job Fair for Newcomers

Immigration

More than 350 job seekers and 35 employers are participating in the province's first job fair for newcomers today, Nov. 13.

Details Announced for Nominee Program Expanded Residency Refund

Immigration

All immigrants in the economic stream of the provincial nominee program who are still living in Nova Scotia after 12 consecutive months are now eligible to get back money they paid into the program.

Nouveau conseil consultatif sur l'immigration

Immigration

Les premiers membres du nouveau conseil consultatif sur l'immigration de la province ont été annoncés aujourd'hui 20 août par le ministre de l'Immigration, Len Goucher.

New Immigration Advisory Council Announced

Immigration

The first members of the province's new immigration advisory council were announced today, Aug. 20, by Immigration Minister Len Goucher.

Refund Program Will Expand After Auditor General's Final Report

Immigration

The province will expand its residency refund under the Nova Scotia Nominee Program, pending a final report from the Auditor General's Office in the fall.

Applications Wanted for Immigration Advisory Council

Immigration

The province is accepting applications from people to serve on an immigration advisory council to advise government on the needs of business and immigrants as they relate to immigration matters.

Immigration Web Projects Awarded Funds

Immigration

The province has approved funding for 10 projects aimed at developing or enhancing websites that help immigrants settle in Nova Scotia.

Province Consulting on New Immigration Stream

Immigration

The province is consulting with immigrant and business organizations to help attract more entrepreneurs to Nova Scotia.

No Conflict of Interest

Immigration

Nova Scotia's Conflict of Interest Commissioner has ruled that a situation involving a staff member at the Office of Immigration was not a conflict of interest.

Web Development Funding

Immigration

The province is accepting proposals to develop or enhance websites that help immigrants settle successfully in Nova Scotia.

Immigration Minister Welcomes Auditor General Review

Immigration

Minister of Immigration Len Goucher is welcoming a review of the provincial nominee program by the auditor general. The legislature's public accounts committee voted to request the audit at its meeting today, Oct.31.

Le Canada et la Nouvelle-Écosse signent un nouvel accord en matière d'immigration

Immigration

La signature d'un nouvel accord en matière d'immigration entre le gouvernement fédéral et le gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Écosse permettra à la province d'attirer un nombre accru de travailleurs étrangers qualifiés.

Canada and Nova Scotia Sign New Immigration Agreement

Immigration

A new immigration agreement between the federal and provincial governments will make it easier to attract more skilled international workers to Nova Scotia.

Entrepreneurs' Forum Introduces Program for New Immigrants

Immigration

Newcomers to Nova Scotia who want to start a business here now have a program to help them.

Province Introduces New Immigration Stream

Immigration

Nova Scotia employers recruiting and wanting to retain international graduates with sought-after skills have a new option.

Governor General Meets with Immigrant Women

Immigration

They shared their triumphs, challenges, and personal experiences of leaving their birthplaces and building new lives in Nova Scotia.

Immigration Forum Held in Stellarton

Immigration

Immigrants can help Nova Scotia businesses remain competitive. This was the message Immigration Minister Carolyn Bolivar-Getson delivered recently to Pictou County business leaders.

Immigration Forum Held in Port Hawkesbury

Immigration

Immigrants can help Nova Scotia businesses remain competitive. This was the message Immigration Minister Carolyn Bolivar-Getson delivered today, Feb. 6, to Cape Breton and Antigonish business leaders.

Province Unveils New Immigration Category

Immigration

Businesses in the province have another option to find skilled labour after a new immigration category was announced today, Dec. 12, by the Office of Immigration.

Citizenship Week

Immigration

Nova Scotians can take the opportunity to recognize the contributions immigrants make to the province, and the time to appreciate living in a country where rights, freedoms and privileges are enjoyed, during Citizenship Week in Canada, Oct. 16 to 22.