Nova Scotia approves record number of newcomers in 2020

Nova Scotia’s population reached all-time high in July, due in large part to immigration

Nova Scotia approved immigration applications for a record number of newcomers in 2020, setting the stage for a post-pandemic economic recovery, says Immigration Minister Lena Diab.

Diab says the province’s population reached a record high this year, largely due to immigration.

“We … will not only ensure that the population continues to grow but we also have the newcomers who have the skills that are needed to match the jobs that we have,” she said.

Nova Scotia accepted 3,517 newcomer applications this year, exceeding its federal allocation amount by 225… [Read More]