Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s three Maritime provinces and constitutes one of the four Atlantic Canada provinces. Located almost exactly halfway between the Equator and the North Pole (44º 39′ N Latitude), its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest province in Canada, with an area of 55,284 square kilometers (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton Island and another 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2011, the population was 921,727, making Nova Scotia the second-most-densely populated province in Canada.
Defined as individuals with occupation within NOC skill level O, A or B. Priority will be awarded to these higher skilled occupations.
Have occupations that fall under the NOC skill level C occupations. The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration may consider applications based on local labour market requirement and conditions, and 6 months of work with the Nova Scotia employer supporting the application.
Have occupations that fall under the NOC skill level D. The Nova Scotia Office of Immigration may consider applications from individuals in these occupations only if all other eligibility criteria are met, the principal applicant has worked for at least 6 months with the Nova Scotia employer supporting the application, there are indicators of success in the application, and there is strong employer support.