Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant

Changes to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP)

As per March 1, 2019, the following changes are implemented:

  • The Atlantic Immigration Pilot will be extended by two years to December 2021.
  • International graduates will now have 24 months post-graduation to apply for the AIP.
  • Employers in the healthcare sector will be able to hire internationally trained nurses to work as continuing care and home care support workers in order to fill job vacancies.
  • The Atlantic provinces will have new authorities to focus their AIP spaces on in-demand labour market needs.
  • Applicants must meet the language, education and work experience requirements of the AIP prior to being approved for a work permit

More information here.