NBPNP Recruitment Events – Updated (27 November)

 

Important Messages

  • Effective immediately, Immigration NB is implementing specific measures to manage the New Brunswick Skilled Worker stream inventory through to the end of 2022. More details
  • Immigration New Brunswick (INB) has a firm commitment to not only increase, but also to sustain Francophone immigration to the province of New Brunswick. More details
  • Effective May 20, 2022, Opportunities New Brunswick has temporarily paused the New Brunswick Express Entry Stream. The move comes following a surge in applications. 
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  • The Province of New Brunswick is starting to accept expressions of interest for the Private Career College Graduate Pilot Program. You can find all the information and criteria of the program here.

National Occupation Classifications (NOC) paused until further notice

Effective November 18 2022, the Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) is open to all NOCs that are eligible under the AIP. 

Please note, however, that the following NOC occupations are currently not being accepted under any stream of the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) including the NB Skilled WorkerNB Express Entry, or NB Strategic Initiative streams:

NOC 62020 – Food service supervisors

NOC 65201 – Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations

NOC 65200 – Food and beverage servers

 

New Brunswick Express Entry Stream

Effective May 20, 2022, Opportunities New Brunswick has temporarily paused the New Brunswick Express Entry Stream. The move comes following a surge in applications.

There will be no further letters of Interest (LOI) or Invitations to Apply (ITA) sent while the Stream is paused. This includes applications with eligible connections.

If you received an invitation to apply through INB, you may submit an application. 

ONB will process applications in a manner that best supports the goals of the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program. This can be based on application volumes, quality of individual applications, labour market information, economic forecasting and/or any other factors as determined by ONB.

Candidates may experience a significant delay in processing times.

Private Career College Graduate Pilot Program

The New Brunswick Private Career College Graduate Pilot is for international graduates with the skills, education and work experience to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy, and who are ready to live and work in New Brunswick permanently. The objective of the pilot is to make available an immigration pathway to international graduates from select one-year and two-year programs of study that lead to careers in priority occupations in Education and Social Development, in Health, in IT and Cybersecurity, in Business Administration, and in Supply Chain and Logistics. 

NB Immigration Pathways

There are 6 immigration streams in the New Brunswick Provincial Nominee Program (NBPNP) which help immigrants come to the province.

  1. The NB Express Entry Stream is designed for Foreign Nationals with the skills, education and work experience to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy, who are ready to live and work in New Brunswick and meet the requirements for each stage of the Express Entry Stream. Applicants who wish to apply and qualify through the EE stream need to submit their Expressions of Interests through the INB portal.
  2. The Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP). This is a pilot project, unique to the Atlantic region and is an employer-driven immigration program to attract and retain global talent while supporting population growth and addressing labour shortages.
  3. The NB Skilled Worker Stream is designed for Foreign Nationals who possess the skills, education and work experience needed to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy. Candidates must meet the program’s minimum eligibility requirements, have a genuine offer of employment from a New Brunswick Employer and have the full intent to live and work in the province on a permanent basis.
  4. The NB Business Immigration Stream is designed for experienced business owners and senior managers who wish to become permanent residents by owning a business in New Brunswick (NB) and managing it, while residing in the Province.
  5. The NB Strategic Initiative for French speaking immigrants, which launched in January 2020, is for French-speaking workers with the skills, education and work experience to contribute to New Brunswick’s economy, and who are ready to live and work in New Brunswick permanently.
  6. Private Career College Graduate Pilot Program, which is for international students with the skills, education and work experience to contribute to NB economy and who are ready to live and work in NB permanently.
 

Below is a listing of the upcoming information sessions and employer-driven recruitment events. Participation at all events is by INVITATION ONLY. There are three types of events which may be posted on the website:

  1. Information Session: this is a limited-seating information session about living and working in New Brunswick and provides an overview of specific immigration pathways. The number of seats available are limited.
  2. Job Fair: this is an employer-driven event where employers invite qualified candidates to meet with them to discuss specific job opportunities. This is not open an open forum. This is NOT an open forum.
  3. Entrepreneurial Information Session: this is an information session for current Managers or Business Owners (only) looking to learn more about (and are prepared to) starting or buying a business in New Brunswick, Canada.

The steps to register and then attend are as follows:

  1. Go to the NB recruitment events web page.
  2. Register to attend an event by first selecting, “Sign Up” next to the event you want to attend below.
  3. Receive an email inviting you to attend a specific event if you are selected. You must bring a printed or electronic copy of this invitation as proof you were invited to the event. ONLY register once per event, the system will automatically remove multiple registrations for the same individual.
  4. If you are unable to attend the specific event for which you are invited, the invitation MAY NOT be used at another event in the future (the invitation is for one event). You must register for and receive an event-specific invitation.

Please note that the only way to attend an upcoming information session is by registering online. Emails asking for permission to attend or updates will be deleted with no additional response. If the registration is closed, it means that you were not selected to attend.

Confirmation emails will be sent at least one week prior to the event.

 
 
 
UPCOMING NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT EVENTS
 
2022 NB Virtual Recruitment Various Sectors Online SIGN UP
November 2022 Destination New Brunswick – Marrakech Marrakech SIGN UP
 
PLEASE NOTE: NBPNP have (like a few other Canadian provinces) selected potential candidates directly from the Express Entry pool and sent them Notifications of Interest to apply for NBPNP (although this is currently paused). So if you are interested in NB as a province to settle, make sure you have selected “New Brunswick” or “All Provinces” when creating your Express Entry profile.