Rural and Northern Immigration pilot program is a brand new program launched by the Canadian government to help the skilled workers migrate with Permanent Residency. It is a beneficial move for smaller communities.
The latest additions to the changes introduced by the government of Canada in the pursuit of selecting more candidates for immigration is the Rural Northern Immigration Pilot Program. It was introduced in January 2019, and it an initiative to help meet the labor market demands of smaller communities.
Since the aging Canadian population is on the rise and the birth rates in the country are declining, the Canadian workforce has seen a considerable decline. Thus, the government of Canada is taking measures to bridge the gap between the skilled workers available and skilled workers required in the country. In the wake of this, the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program come as a relief. Let us look below for the contributions that this program can make to the Canadian economy and how the employment opportunities will be supported through this program.
The Rural and Northern Immigration pilot program is a five-year initiative that will help in economic growth by providing community-driven approaches so that the labor market needs of smaller communities can be met. This program is built on the success of the Atlantic Immigration pilot program, and it will help the newcomers settle in smaller communities. The deadline to be a part of this program was set for 1st March 2019.
The listed communities in this program include:
These communities were selected after careful sampling and research on the regions in Canada conducted by the Immigration refugee and citizenship Canada (IRCC) for requirements of permanent residents.
There is a selection criterion for all those communities who wish to be a part of the Rural and Northern Immigration pilot program. The selection criteria involve-
The IRCC has provided a detailed scenario of who can apply and how to apply for the Rural and Northern Immigration pilot program. The eligibility norms include:
There is no exact date provided by the IRCC on when the next application round will open again, but it is always good to be up to date with the new changes and news in immigration.
To optimize your chances of selection in the program, you will require expert assistance as the process for selection is complex. Call us/whatsapp us @+91-9911659888.