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Immigrate to North Atlantic Canada as a Semi Skilled Worker

Are you looking for lucrative job opportunities in one of Canada’s 4 Atlantic provinces? As a skilled or semi-skilled worker, you have a great chance of receiving Canadian permanent residency for you and your family, particularly if you are a semi-skilled worker.

There are currently over 433,000 jobs available in Canada in the private sector, just waiting to be filled. And one of them could be yours.

There are many ways to immigrate to the maritime provinces of the Great White North but perhaps one of the most exciting ways has to be via the Atlantic Immigration Pilot. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot has 3 programs, one of which is specifically dedicated to Intermediate-Skilled Workers. Occupations that are particularly in demand are:

Another popular way to get Canadian permanent residency in one of Canada's maritime provinces is through one of the 11 Provincial Nominee programs.

Not sure which program is right for you? Simply click the link below, complete our general eligibility application form and let one of our accredited RCICs guide you through the entire process.

Need some more information before you take the next step? No problem. Keep reading to find out more about how to immigrate to Canada and join the maritime community.

Which Program is Right For Me?

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There are 2 popular ways to get Canadian permanent residency in one of Canada’s 4 maritime provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island) as a semi-skilled worker:

  • The Atlantic Immigration Pilot - Intermediate-Skilled Program; or
  • The Provincial Nominee Program.

1. The Atlantic Immigration Pilot - Intermediate-Skilled Program

In order to be considered eligible for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot - Intermediate-Skilled Program, you will need to meet the following criteria regarding education, language, settlement funds, work experience and have a qualifying job offer. Below are the qualifying criteria:


Eligibility Requirements for the Atlantic Immigration Pilot - Intermediate-Skilled Program
Work experience - have worked at least 1,560 hours in the last 3 years
Education - have a Canadian secondary (high school) or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree or a foreign degree, diploma, or certificate equal to a Canadian credential.
Language - be able to communicate in English or French well enough to live and work in Canada (take an approved test)
Proof of Funds - have enough money to support yourself and your family when you get to Canada.
Job offer - have a permanent full-time, non-seasonal job offer from a designated employer at skill type/NOC level 0, A, B or C
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2. The Provincial Nominee Program

The Provincial Nominee Programs is aimed at assisting semi-skilled foreign workers, who may not be eligible to apply through the Express Entry system, to get Canadian permanent residency. Each province has its own eligibility requirements however it is a necessity to have a job offer in your designated province. Below are links to the 4 Atlantic Provincial Nominee Programs:

The great part about the Provincial Nominee Program is that receiving a provincial nomination is worth 600 points, which means that your application to apply for Canadian permanent residency is almost certainly guaranteed.

Ready to take the next step in your Canadian Journey? Simply click the link below and let us help you get there.

Canadian Immigration Has Never Been This Simple

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Navigating the Canadian immigration system can be a bit tedious, with a copious amount of forms and documents to complete and strict submission dates, we wouldn’t blame you if you feel scared about getting started on your application. But that's what we’re here for. At Canadian Visa, we take the stress and hassle out of planning to relocate abroad. Our accredited RCICs (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants) are ready to evaluate your eligibility, review all documentation and submit all documentation on your behalf. Using an RCIC not only gives you the best possible chance of receiving an ITA but will make the entire process simple and stress-free.

We handle the paperwork while you choose your dream job in Canada. All you have to do is complete our online form and we’ll take care of the rest. It's just that simple.

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