Chambers & Boards of Trade in the News
Sunday, June 14, 2020
The pandemic might have changed a lot of things in New Brunswick, but support for immigration has only grown, according to a survey by Narrative Research.The poll, commissioned by the New Brunswick Multicultural Council (NBMC), showed 76 percent of residents feel it’s important that immigrants be allowed to come to the province to fill jobs in essential services. Almost four in 10 residents feel it is critically important to do so, with those aged 18-34 and those with post-secondary education most likely to feel that way.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Representatives of municipalities, business organizations and advocates of immigration in New Brunswick reacted positively to the federal government’s plan to introduce a program that will allow cities and towns to nominate newcomers for permanent residency.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Those who would like to see an end to labour shortages on P.E.I. are applauding the federal government for moving on a new immigration program that could help alleviate some of the stress. New program would allow municipalities to pick newcomers based on labour needs.