Nova Scotia is a small Canadian province located in the ‘Maritimes’ region of the country. The province is composed of the Nova Scotia peninsula, Cape Breton Island, and over 3,000 smaller islands. Its capital city, Halifax, is known as a major centre for culture and the arts, as well as for its high standard of living. Nova Scotians are closely connected to the sea, and the province is renowned for its coastal beauty and delicious cuisine.
The NSNP is Nova Scotia’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive a Nova Scotia Provincial Nomination Certificate, which speeds up the overall immigration process.
The NSNP accepts applications under three immigration streams:
Regional Labour Market Demand Stream
The province accepts applications under this stream from individuals who posses skills and experience that are in demand in Nova Scotia. A job offer is not required for application to this stream, although applicants must have experience in one of 43 targeted occupations. This stream is currently closed. It will reopen on January 1, 2015.
Skilled Worker Stream
The province accepts applications under this stream from individuals who have received a job offer from a Nova Scotia employer. Workers in skilled, semi-skilled, and low-skilled occupations may be eligible to apply.
Family Business Worker Stream
The province accepts applications under this stream from workers who have received an offer of employment from a close family member in Nova Scotia.
International Student Sub-Stream
International graduates of Canadian colleges or universities who have received an offer of employment from a Nova Scotia employer may be eligible to apply under the Skilled Worker Stream.about Nova Scotia.
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