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Requirements for employers in the Atlantic immigration program
The Atlantic Immigrant Program or AIPP, launched in 2017, for three groups
It provides the possibility of obtaining permanent residence in Canada through one of the provinces of the Atlantic regions.
The common feature of all these programs is that the employer is somehow involved in all of them; In other words, the applicants of this program must first have a job offer to enter through each of these groups. As a result, local employers have a significant role in this program.
In the AIPP Atlantic immigration program, there is no need to assess the labor market impact of LMIA for the employer; Although employers are required to go through steps before hiring workers. These requirements are different for each province.
Atlantic Immigrant Program (AIPP) requirements for Nova Scotia employers
Nova Scotia employers who want to provide labor must first go through the designation stage and then be approved by the province.
Designation terms are:
Their business should be in good condition.
Submit the necessary reports according to the regulations.
Cooperate with an organization that provides accommodation services to help settle applicants.
For provincial approval, the employer must:
Prove that he tried to use internal force and was not successful.
A valid job offer / full-time and non-seasonal must be signed by the employer and the workforce.
The workforce placement plan must be signed by both the employer and the workforce.
Requirements for New Brunswick employers
New Brunswick employers must:
intend to hire seasonal and full-time foreign workers.
Show that their business is legally and validly established and still in good condition.
The employer must undertake to provide the necessary cooperation for the establishment and accommodation of the workforce.
Requirements for Prince Edward Island employers
Employers in Prince Edward Island must:
show their intention to hire full-time and non-seasonal foreign workers.
Their business should be in good condition according to provincial and federal standards.
show their readiness to help the deployment of foreign workers and their accompanying family members.
They are fully aware of the conditions and requirements of the AIPP Atlantic immigration program and declare their agreement with it.
Requirements for Newfoundland and Labrador employers
The employers of these provinces must first go through the designation stage, during which it is confirmed:
The AIPP program has been the most appropriate option for the employer’s labor supply.
The employer intends to hire full-time and non-seasonal foreign workers.
At the time of its establishment and after that, the business in question was in accordance with the standards and rules of the AIPP Atlantic immigration program and is still in good condition.
The employer should show his readiness to help the deployment of the workforce and his accompanying family members.
For all provinces, employers must:
Workforce deployment assistance plan
The form related to the confirmation of the province
to send If the proposed form is approved by the province, an endorsement letter will be sent to the applicant.