12:13 am - Saturday, December 7 2019
Home / News / IMMIGRATION—-Immigration Leaders Focused on Collaboration

IMMIGRATION—-Immigration Leaders Focused on Collaboration


Federal, provincial and territorial ministers met this week to discuss ways to ensure a fast, flexible and efficient immigration system to meet the needs of Canada, provinces and territories.

Immigration Minister Lena Metlege Diab attended the meeting in Toronto, which wrapped this evening, Sept. 15.

Ministers agreed to develop a federal-provincial-territorial action plan to address how settlement priorities are set and how information is shared among levels of government. They also agreed to develop a multi-year plan for immigration levels to address ongoing labour market demands faced by provinces and territories. Levels for 2018 will be identified later this year.

“I appreciate the collaboration Canada is extending to the provinces on immigration,” said Ms. Diab. “Increased immigration levels would allow us to continue to attract more newcomers to Nova Scotia to live and work. This is key to population growth, revitalizing our communities and helping employers fill persistent labour gaps. Growing our economy, for the benefit of all Nova Scotians, is a top priority.”

Other key discussions at the meeting included promoting increased Francophone immigration outside of Quebec and the development of a pan-Canadian approach to dealing with asylum seekers.

For more information and assistance on immigration in Nova Scotia, please visit

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

IMG_20180706_222407_wm

Police investigate robberies in Halifax and Dartmouth

**** HRP Media Release Halifax Regional Police is investigating a robbery ​ that occurred last...

20191205_171959

Pelican 9410 and 9415 Industrial Flashlights and Battery Packs recalled due to explosion of the NiMh battery packs while charging

**** Recall via Health Canada Pelican 9410 and 9415 Industrial Flashlights and Battery Packs recalled...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *