Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Background

As most immigrants prefer to settle in metropolitan areas (e.g. Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal), rural and northern communities struggle with economic growth. Hence, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has created a 5-year federal Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to support Canada’s remote communities in attracting and retaining newcomers.

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Communities will be selected based on a set of criteria, including the ability to support and integrate new immigrants.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/enewsletter/index.asp#spreading

The new pilot is intended to complement the Atlantic Immigration Pilot and the Provincial Nominee Program while furthering francophone communities outside Quebec.

IRCC extended the deadline for communities to apply to March 11, 2019.

Resources

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2019/01/supporting-middle-class-jobs-in-rural-and-northern-communities-through-immigration.html

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/rural-northern-immigration-pilot-about.html

Disclaimer

Information provided in this article does not constitute immigration advice. Only authorised representatives are allowed to assist applicants with immigration and citizenship services for a fee. In addition, immigration laws, regulations, and policies are changing constantly.

If you need help with the assessment of your case, then obtain sound advice from Mrs. Katharina Kontaxis, RCIC. Only with a proper case strategy can you reach your goal of Canadian permanent residence or citizenship.

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