When thinking about immigrating to Canada, you have to determine which province is best suited for you. Nova Scotia may be an option for you. Nova Scotia is a province with a diverse economy and a diverse culture. Nova Scotia is considered an artistic and cultural hub in Canada.
Before you consider moving to Nova Scotia, you have to see which route to enter the province is most suitable for you. Nova Scotia allows several options for you to apply for entry into the province. The Regional Labour Market Demand Stream of the Nominee Program is a particularly attractive option as you do not require a job offer to apply. Nevertheless, you may fall under a category that will deem you ineligible to apply under the Regional Labour Market Demand Stream. Therefore, before you decide to apply under the Regional Labour Market Demand Stream, you need to ensure that you do not fall under an ineligible category.
Not Eligible To Apply
You will not be considered for the Nominee Program Regional Labour Market Demand Stream, and therefore you should not apply, if you are:
- Eligible for any other stream in the Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program
- Intending to work in an occupation that is a National Occupational Classification (NOC) level C or D
- A grand-parent, parent, spouse, common-law or conjugal partner of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Canada, an applicant under humanitarian and compassionate grounds, a refugee claimant or a failed refugee claimant
- In Canada illegally, under a removal order, or are prohibited from entering or being in Canada;
- An international student who is currently in study at a Canadian post-secondary institution;
- An international graduate who has graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution and is eligible for the Canadian Experience Class
- An international graduate who has a valid post-graduate work permit in Canada
- An international student’s spouse, and your spouse is in study in a Canadian post-secondary institution
- The spouse of an international graduate who has a valid post-graduate work permit in Canada
- An individual with unresolved custody or child support disputes affecting any dependent
- An individual with a full-time permanent employment offer, a seasonal, part-time or casual worker
- In a sales position that is based solely on commission for compensation
- A helper and/or labourer in construction, agriculture or primary resources sectors
- A live-in caregiver
- Intending to start a business and/or be self-employed in Nova Scotia
- A passive investor
If you fall under any of the categories listed above, this is not the program for you. However, keep in mind, there are many other ways to come to Canada.