Through Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program, the federal government — together with the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island — aim to welcome nearly 7,000 newcomers and their families to the Atlantic region of Eastern Canada in the next three years. International skilled workers may apply through Atlantic High-Skilled Program and Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program, while international students may apply through Atlantic International Graduate Program.
Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program Criteria:
- Have an eligible job offer from a designated employer in one of the four Atlantic provinces. Please see below as the requirements for the job offer.
- Have at least one-year experience in one NOC C occupation in the past 3 years
- Have completed high school
- Have a minimum level of CLB 4 in official language
- Have enough settlement funds according to number of dependents
- Have an Endorsement Letter issued by the province
Below are the requirements of job offer for Atlantic Intermediate-Skilled Program:
- From a designated employer in one of the four Atlantic provinces
- For full-time, indeterminate employment
- Skilled or intermediate level (NOC 0 A B C)
- Supported by a provincial certificate of endorsement
The required settlement funds must be equal to or greater than the sums listed below for each family size.
|Number of family members (including those supported by the applicant, even if they are not included on the application)||Funds required|
|7 or more||$8,575|
You must be able to use this money to pay the costs of living for your family (even if they are not coming with you).