The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (“AINP“) currently has three streams. Employer Driven Stream Strategic Recruitment Stream Self-Employed Farmer Stream Employer Driven Stream The AINP Employer-Driven Stream is for: Alberta Employers who want to retain a foreign worker on a permanent, full-time basis where there is a challenge finding Albertans/Canadians to fill the position; and Foreign workers with a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta Employer who intend to live and work in Alberta permanently. It includes the following substreams: Skilled Worker Category International Graduates Category Semi-Skilled Worker Category Please note […]

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With four months remaining in the year, both British Columbia’s and Alberta’s provincial nomination programs have announced that they are full.   The ability of both provinces to meet the demands of their employers to retain foreign national employees on a permanent basis is clearly being cut off at the knees by federal quotas that appear to bare no resemblance to what is needed.

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The Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program has announced that it will be expanding its initiative for low-skilled and entry-level workers to apply for permanent residency.  They have sent out an e-mail stating that: To Alberta Immigration Representatives I am with the Government of Alberta, Workforce Strategies Division and I wanted to inform you of changes to the AINP program that are time limited. We are pleased to let you know that the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) has capacity to accept more nominations from employers.  We have very short processing times and […]

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