Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot: Sudbury, Ontario Open To Applications

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The application procedure for candidates and employers through the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot has been launched for Sudbury in Ontario.

The north-eastern Ontario city will initially target the mining supply and services and tourism sectors. Applications from any sector will also be accepted from candidates already living in Sudbury.

Officials have published a list of 20 target occupations through the RNIP.

Sudbury is one of eight communities to launch its website for the pilot.

The others are Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay in Ontario, Claresholm in Alberta, Brandon and Altona/Rhineland in Manitoba, plus Vernon in British Columbia.

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Sudbury Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot

Eligible Industries

Industry Eligible Candidates
Mining Supply and Services Sector Open to applicants living in Sudbury and applicants living abroad
Tourism Open to applicants living in Sudbury and applicants living abroad
Any sector Only open to candidates already living in Sudbury

Eligible Occupations

NOC Code Occupation Name
0 Management occupations
1 Business, finance and administration occupations
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
3413 Nurses aides, orderlies and patient service associations
3414 Other assisting occupations in support of health services
4212 Social and community service workers
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
6321 Chefs
6322 Cooks
6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale
6332 Bakers
6312 Executive housekeepers
6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
6314 Customer and information services supervisors
6315 Cleaning supervisors
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

Job-Offer Requirements

  1. The job offer must be for a full-time and permanent position for a minimum of 1,560 hours a year and 30 hours per week.
  2. Remuneration must match prevailing wage for the job being offered.

Employer Requirements

The employer must:

  1. Be located within Sudbury or within commutable distance.
  2. Have been in active business in Sudbury for at least one year.
  3. Satisfy officials that efforts have been made to fill the position with a local candidate. 

RNIP Participating Communities

Community Community website
North Bay, ON Coming soon
Sudbury, ON
Timmins, ON Timmins RNIP website
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Thunder Bay, ON
Brandon, MB
Altona/Rhineland, MB
Moose Jaw, SK Coming soon
Claresholm, AB
Vernon, BC
West Kootenay (Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Nelson), BC Coming soon
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Colin Singer
Colin Singer is an international acclaimed Canadian immigration lawyer and founder of featured on Wikipedia. Colin Singer is also founding director of the Canadian Citizenship & Immigration Resource Center (CCIRC) Inc. He served as an Associate Editor of ‘Immigration Law Reporter’, the pre-eminent immigration law publication in Canada. He previously served as an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association’s Quebec and National Immigration Law Sections and is currently a member of the Canadian Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Colin has twice appeared as an expert witness before Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. He is frequently recognized as a recommended authority at national conferences sponsored by government and non-government organizations on matters affecting Canada’s immigration and human resource industries. Since 2009, Colin has been a Governor of the Quebec Bar Foundation a non-profit organization committed to the advancement of the profession, and became a lifetime member in 2018.