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Nova Scotia opens its new Labour Market Priorities Draw

Nova Scotia opens its first labor Market priorities draw on September 3, 2019, after three months and invited a total of 204 express entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for Canada permanent residence. Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) – labor Market Priorities Stream allows the province to look for candidates in the Express Entry pool who meets the requirements and eligibility criteria of the labor market in the province. 

Learn more: Apply for Nova Scotia in 2019

The stream was launched in the year 2018 and has invited candidates in profiles like early childhood education workers, financial auditors and accountants, and French-speaking. This latest draw targeted people with French as their first official language and have received a Canadian language Benchmark (CLB) 8 or higher in the French language in all language modules – reading, writing, listening, and speaking. In addition to CLB score, candidates must be a bachelor degree holder or have completed three years or above program at a university, college, trade or technical school.

Learn more : How to calcualte your points on Nova Scotia Points Calculator

There was no minimum CRS score requirement, said by one of the members of the NSNP. With the CRS score, candidate’s eligibility is examined on factors such as age, education, skilled work experience and proficiency in English or French, among others.

Candidates with provincial nomination get additional 600 points in their overall CRS and their chances to receive invitation to apply for Canada PR also increases. Express Entry candidates who have received a Letter of Invitation in this draw have minimum 30 days to apply the NSNP. For availing more information, you can speak to our Immigration experts and attain guidance. Contact us at +91-7042184185 or send your queries to info@makevisas.com.