The Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) began as a pilot program in 2017, and became a permanent federal immigration program in 2022.

While the AIP retained several key features and criteria of the Pilot, it also included several major changes to the Pilot. The AIP’s goal is to help employers hire Applicants for jobs they haven’t been able to fill locally, and to provide a pathway to permanent residence (PR) for Applicants who want to live and work in Atlantic Canada: New BrunswickNova ScotiaPrince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Click on link below to read more!

The Atlantic Immigration Program: A Path Forward