The city of North Bay in northeastern Ontario will shortly accept immigration applications federal pilot program. This pilot program will be launched in a couple of weeks. The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) is a program structured to benefit minority community with contributions of economic immigration by providing potential candidates with a way to permanent residence. This program is for skilled foreign workers who intend to work and live in one of the participating communities. North Bay will be the tenth community to be accepting the application by RNIP. 100 community recommendations are under consideration for the first-year pilot project. This is the quota set by other 11 RNIP is now considered by the North Bay.
This program is considered to make ends meet between foreign workers and the shortage in the labour market in small Canadian communities. The communities are chosen by their size, Location, Employment Opportunities, and their calibre to provide for nee comers to settle down comfortably.
After the launch of the website, online applications will be accepted and for employers to post job offers. An eligible offer of permanent full-time employment is a compulsion in one of the participating communities, and only individuals who receive a referral from the community through the RNIP may apply for permanent residence in Canada as it is community-driven, the communities take the initiative new immigrants or temporary foreign workers in Canada and pair them with available local job opportunities. This process varies for every community. For instance, in the case of the North Bay, have bilingual candidates may have an advantage.
North Bay’s family-friendly amenities, freshwater lakes, proximity to major centres, and reasonable housing prices, make this community a very attractive option for newcomers
Carr hopes that the RNIP will help “maintain and increase the population and help fill positions that have been vacant for some time and have been preventing some businesses from expanding or taking on new contracts for products and services.”
Including North Bay, communities mentioned below are already accepting applications: Sudbury, Ontario|Timmins, Ontario|Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario|Thunder Bay, Ontario|Brandon, Manitoba|Altona/Rhineland, Manitoba|Claresholm, Alberta|Vernon, British Columbia|West Kootenay, British Columbia