The New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP)
This stream is designed to attract and retain skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and international graduates interested in living and working in the province of New Brunswick. The NBPNP has several streams that cater to different types of applicants.
The streams include:
Express Entry Labour Market Stream
This stream is for candidates who have been accepted into the federal government’s Express Entry system and have a minimum of one year of work experience in an eligible occupation in New Brunswick.
Skilled Workers with Employer Support Stream
This stream is for candidates who have a job offer from a New Brunswick employer in an eligible occupation and meet other eligibility criteria.
Post-Graduate Entrepreneurial Stream
This stream is for international graduates who have completed a minimum of two years of full-time study at a post-secondary institution in New Brunswick and want to start or invest in a business in the province.
This stream is for experienced business people who want to start or buy a business in New Brunswick, have a minimum net worth of CAD 600,000, and be willing to invest at least $250,000 in the business.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIP)
This program is for skilled workers with job offers from employers in New Brunswick and international graduates who have completed their studies in an eligible institution in Atlantic Canada.
New Brunswick Strategic Initiative stream
This stream is for French-speaking candidates who can contribute to the NB community and live in New Brunswick permanently.
New Brunswick Critical Worker Pilot Stream
One of the streams under the NBPNP is the New Brunswick Critical Worker Pilot. This stream is designed to help employers in New Brunswick fill labor shortages in certain occupations. The pilot is open to foreign workers with experience in one of the eligible occupations and a job offer from an employer in New Brunswick. The eligible occupations for this stream include truck drivers, early childhood educators, healthcare aides, home support workers, and retail sales associates.
New Brunswick Private Career College Graduate Pilot
This stream is designed to attract international graduates who graduated from private career colleges in New Brunswick and have a job offer from an employer in the province. The job offer must be for a position related to their field of study and meet certain wage and employment standards.
Overall, the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program offers a variety of streams for skilled workers, entrepreneurs, and international graduates interested in living and working in New Brunswick. These streams are designed to meet the specific needs of different types of applicants and help address labor shortages in certain occupations.