Newfoundland & Labrador

Located in the country’s Atlantic region, Newfoundland & Labrador is Canada’s easternmost province and includes over 7,000 tiny islands. Separated by the Strait of Belle Isle, Labrador forms part of mainland Canada while Newfoundland is an island situated in the Atlantic Ocean. It is known for its shimmering coastal views, stony ridges, lush forests, spectacular icebergs and adorable puffins. Newfoundland & Labrador is a picturesque escape, a perfect blend of rural beauty and urban bustle, content at moving at its own pace.

Famous Sights

For nature enthusiasts, Gros Morne National Park is the highlight of Newfoundland, complete with mountains, fjords, beaches and bogs. Witless Bay Ecological Reserve consists of 4 islands and is home to North America’s largest Atlantic puffin colony. Visitors can enjoy hiking, sea kayaking and cruises, and explore the Viking settlement remains at L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. For whale watching and a touch of island charm, why not visit Twillingate Island or the World Heritage Site of Red Bay.

North America’s oldest city, St. John’s, is a tiny modern harbour town and offers an array of entertainment, including lively music performances and cutting-edge dining experiences. The coastline boasts tiny fishing villages and remote isles. Be sure not to miss the ocean views from Signal Hill or Cape Spear and Ferryland on the Avalon Peninsula. For a tiny piece of France, visit St-Pierre and Miquelon, complete with quaint pastry shops and corner cafes.

Immigrate to Newfoundland & Labrador

There are several routes that you can take to make Newfoundland & Labrador your home, including the Federal Economic immigration programs managed by the Express Entry system. The Newfoundland & Labrador PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) is designed to address the particular needs of the province job market and has many categories, each with its own unique set of criteria.

Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Nominee Program
Express Entry Skilled Worker CategoryFor foreign workers with job offers in the province.
Skilled Worker CategoryFor foreign workers with a confirmed job or job offer from a Newfoundland and Labrador employer.
International Graduate CategoryFor foreign students on a Post-Graduate Work Permit who have recently graduated from an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution with a job or job offer in the province.
International Entrepreneur CategoryFor foreign managers and businessmen and women who want to create, co-manage or buy a business in the province.
International Graduate Entrepreneur CategoryFor international graduates who have attended Newfoundland & Labrador post-secondary institutions and want to create, co-own or run a business in the province.
Atlantic Immigration Pilot ProgramFor foreign workers living abroad or on temporary status in Canada with a job from a designated employer meeting the requirements of the program.
Priority Skills StreamFor individuals with work experience in occupations in demand in Newfoundland & Labrador. Sectors include healthcare, information and communications technology (ICT) and aquaculture.

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