Calgary: A Perfect Destination for Newcomers

When it comes to oil and industry, Calgary ranks as the top destination. Recent statics showed that Calgary had become the top attraction for newcomers. It is the fourth largest city in Canada and the largest in Alberta, with a population of 1.2 million. The 2016 census indicated that Calgary was the fastest growing city with new immigrants as compared to other parts of Canada between 2011 and 2016. What’s more, 46% of all immigrants to Alberta moved to Calgary during the same period.

For foreigners interested in moving to Alberta, its government has laid down a number of options through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP).

To migrate to Alberta, an interested foreigner can do so in either of the following three streams: Alberta Opportunity Stream, Alberta Self-Employed Farmer Stream, and Alberta Express Entry Stream. The first stream is for eligible particular in-demand occupations; the second stream is for international farmers who are looking forward to owning and operating farms in Alberta. The third stream is a channel for the Canadian government for skilled and talented candidates.

Vancouver, Hollywood North

According to data from 2016 census, Vancouver, British Columbia has 2.4 million people, and more than 142,000 immigrants moved in from Vancouver from 2011 to 2016. Vancouver is the third most populated city in Canada and the third-largest film location in North America. The B.C Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) has two main immigration streams, that is, the Entrepreneur Immigration, and the Skills Immigration.

Toronto, the largest city in Canada and a rival to Silicon Valley when it comes to technology, is estimated to have created over 80,100 jobs since 2013. 76% of immigrants to Ontario has so far moved to Toronto.

The Human Capital Category, the Employer Job Offer Category and the Business Category are the three primary immigration categories that The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) accepts applications from interested candidates.

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