Being one of Canada’s three Maritime and four Atlantic provinces, Nova Scotia creates numerous employment opportunities in different sectors, including hospitality, medical, and logistics. Moreover, this Canadian province offers a high standard of living at affordable expenses. This community-centered province makes a perfect home for individuals who love culture and diversity, and it is an ideal place to raise a family. There are people belonging to more than 100 cultures and ethnicities, and you can explore different food, art, music, and traditions.
There are over thousands of in-demand jobs in Canada for skilled foreign workers; let us see which pathways you have to begin your Canadian immigration adventure.
The Framework of the Nova Scotia PNP
The PNP of the province is designed to minimize the labour gap by welcoming prospective candidates. There are many in-demand jobs and occupations in the province; however, physicians and registered nurses rank the highest in-demand. For medical professionals, there are three different streams under the PNP: Occupations In-demand Stream, the Labour Market Priorities for Physicians Stream, and Physician Stream. However, there are many other in-demand occupations on the list, and you can check the one as per your skills and qualifications.
On the other hand, the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream has two categories:
Category A: This category is for skilled foreign workers with a valid job offer in an occupation listed under NOC skill level 0, A, or B.
Category B: This includes candidates who have at least one year of work experience in an in-demand occupation from the list below.
Moreover, every stream under the Nova Scotia PNP has its different set criteria to be met to be eligible for permanent residence application.
Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry system
Applicants under this stream of the Express Entry system include skilled foreign workers who have work experience in one of the below in-demand jobs of Nova Scotia and are willing to settle permanently in Canada. There are numerous occupations in the list, including finance, education, administration, nursing, law, and social work. To be eligible under this stream, candidates must have a minimum of one year of work experience in the last six years. Moreover, this stream opens and closes after a period so that applications can be processed efficiently. Below are the eligible occupations/jobs under Category B of this stream with their NOC codes:
|Accounting technicians and bookkeepers|
|Community and social service workers|
|Financial accountants and auditors|
|Instructors at college and other vocational programs|
|Licensed nurses (Practical)|
|Paralegal and other related occupations|
|Professionals in public relations, marketing, and advertising occupations|
|Registered nurses and psychiatric nurses|