Hiring Newcomers

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Nominee Program seeks to recruit immigrants who have specialized occupational or entrepreneurial skills that are needed in this province. Through an agreement with the Government of Canada, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador may nominate immigrants for permanent resident status. The Provincial Nominee Program is rapidly growing and can offer opportunities for employers to attend recruitment missions in other countries where highly skilled workers and prospective immigrants can be reached. Visit thewebsite or e-mail for more information: pnp@gov.nl.ca

Employers can also consider building an employment partnership with the Association for New Canadians.Click here to learn more about AXIS, ANC's employment services program that can help match employers with newcomers who are ready to work.

Service Canada offers information geared to employers who want to hire immigrants.

collection of tools and resources for employers is also available to assess how welcoming their workplace is to newcomers, as well as best practices from other businesses that have done this well.

The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials (CICIC) collects, organizes, and distributes information, and acts as a national clearing house and referral service to support the recognition and portability of Canadian and international educational and occupational qualifications.

Other useful resources include: