Occupation In Demand Stream

Occupation In Demand Stream

Nova Scotia Occupation in Demand Stream - NSNP

The Occupations in Demand stream targets specific NOC C, intermediate-skilled occupations that are in high labour market demand in Nova Scotia.


To apply you must:

  • have a full-time permanent job offer from a Nova Scotia employer in either NOC 3413 (Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates) or NOC 7511 (Transport truck drivers);

    Full-time means your employee will work year-round for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

    Permanent means the employee has no predetermined end date. Nova Scotia employer means an employer that meets these criteria: •

    If the employer is a commercial business, it must be registered with the Nova Scotia Registry of Joint Stock Companies AND show that it has a permanent establishment in Nova Scotia as defined in Canada’s Income Tax Act.

    If the employer is a not-for-profit organization, it must be registered under the Societies Act.

    The employer must have operated in Nova Scotia for at least 2 years.
  • have 1 year of work experience related to the job;
  • be 21 to 55 years old;
  • have a high school diploma;
  • have the appropriate training, skills and/or accreditation for the job;
  • prove language ability equal to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 4 even if your first language is English or French;
  • show enough financial resources to successfully settle in Nova Scotia.