On October 21 a new Rural & Northern Immigration Program went live. It was unveiled by the North Bay, Ontario the eleventh Canadian community. The pilot program consists of 12 communities participating in it. As of now, there is only one community left who has not participated which is Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
North Bay is a three-hour drive away from Toronto. The population is more than 50,000 people. But one can certainly find high-end services like healthcare, education, mining, and strong tourism. There are multiple secondary institutions located in North Bay.
The new initiative of starting RNIP by IRCC i.e. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada will help in boosting the economy. It will partner with the communities outside Canada to attract immigrants who can contribute to the well-being of each community.
There are multiple requirements that the community will have to follow. Below mentioned are the points for eligibility criteria.
- One year of experience in the last three years
- Minimum English or French level
- High school diploma
- Full-time permanent job offer
- Funds to support themselves and their family members
One must ensure that the job offer should be of the same skill or maybe either one level above or below matching the working experience of the candidate.
To get a recommendation for the RNIP program, the candidate must be fluent in Canadian languages to apply for permanent residency. Alongside this, the living experience in North Bay is also useful. If you have a family member or friend living in North Bay then you gain additional points for it. Having post-secondary education or having an occupation in North Bay that is in demand is will improve the profile for permanent residency.
If you are interested in applying or matching the above criteria then head over to the official website to know more.