Nova Scotia is located in the north east part of Canada and consists of over 3,000 small islands. Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and is knows as a major centre for culture and arts. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) is developed for prospective immigrants who wish to migrate to Canada and are working in the occupations which are in demand in the province. Once there candidates submit their application and are found to be eligible under the following categories, receive a nomination from the Nova Scotia immigration department which would help them speed up their process of immigration.
A: Skilled Worker
Candidates who have graduated from a Canadian College or University with a job offer from an employer in Nova Scotia have an option to apply through this program. Highly skilled candidates who fall in the category of the NOC skill level 0, A or B get priority on their application processing. Semi-skilled and Low level skilled workers can also apply under this category if they meet the eligibility criteria and have worked for an employer in Nova Scotia for more than 6 months.
B: Regional Labour Market Demand
This stream is for candidates who fall in the specific demand list drafted by the Nova Scotia Immigration department. The stream does not require candidates to have a job offer from any particular employer in the province. The Regional Labour Market Demand stream is closed at the moment and will open again on January 1st 2015. If you will to submit your application when the stream re-opens, you need to start the application as soon as possible.
C: Family Business Worker
This stream is for employers in Nova Scotia who are unable to find Canadian citizens and permanent resident candidates suitable for the work and who wish to employ their close relatives in their business. The relatives who can be sponsored can be Son/Daughter, Brother/Sister, Niece/Nephew, Uncle/Aunt, Grandchild