The province is bordered to the west by New Brunswick and the state of Maine in the U.S., with Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland to the north.
Nova Scotia's population is over 940,000 and its capital city of Halifax is the economic hub of the region. Nova Scotia has traditionally had a wealth of natural resources, but has diversified its economy since the end of WWII.
New industries, including tourism, technology and finance have joined mainstays such as mining, fishing, agriculture and forestry giving Nova Scotia one of the fastest growing economies in Canada. The Halifax area is also one of Canada's most attractive places to live with above average family incomes and highly affordable real estate.
SKILLED WORKER for those with a valid job offer under NOC 0,A,B.
SEMI-SKILLED and LOW-SKILLED WORKER for those with a valid job offer NOC C,D if they satisfy with the following requirements:
NOTE: Postgraduate work Permit holders on NOC D occupations are not eligible.
The list of opportunity occupations:
Requirements for the Applicant:
Requirements for a Business owner or spouse:
THE INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE ENTERPRENEUR STREAM is for recent graduates of a Nova Scotia university or the Nova Scotia Community College. They must have already started or bought a Nova Scotia business and operated it for at least a year. If they intend to settle in Nova Scotia, the graduate may be nominated for permanent resident status. Application to the stream is by invitation only.
To apply you must: