Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund helps newcomers achieve credential recognition

Credential recognition can be a major barrier for immigrants to enter the labour market. The cost associated with getting credentials recognized is often prohibitive and can affect newcomers eventual inclusion in their chosen field. The Atlantic Immigrant Career Loan Fund (AICLF), launched April 1, 2019, is a community-based micro-loan program that assists internationally trained immigrants…

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Immigration key to Nova Scotia future

ISANS CEO Jennifer Watts spoke to CBC’s Information Morning to talk about the results of an Angus Reid poll on immigration, attitudes and economics of immigration in Canada, and newcomer retention in Nova Scotia. Listen here:

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