+ Immigration Agencies
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+ Legal Support
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+ Canadian Embassies
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+ Newcomers
+ Local Immigration Tool    Kit
 

Welcome Wagon
 
Isle Madame is looking to grow and wants you. A key component to our growth strategy is welcoming those interested in immigrating from other countries to our community.

To find out how you can become a part of this great community, we encourage you to contact the Development Isle Madame Association at info@growislemadame.com or 902-226-1918.

Also, listed below are a variety of resources to assist you along the way.
 

Immigration Agencies
 
NS Office of Immigration
www.novascotiaimmigration.com

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
www.cic.gc.ca/english/

Service Canada Foreign Worker Program
www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/gateways/nav/top_nav/program/fw.shtml

Canada Border Services Agency
www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-e.html

Provincial Settlement Services
 
Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services (ISIS)
www.isisns.ca
Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia
www.mans.ns.ca

Legal Support
 
Lee Cohen (Nova Scotia lawyer specializing in immigration to Canada and human rights matters).
www.mleecohen.com

Elizabeth A. Baxter (barrister & solicitor in Halifax)
www.merciful.ns.ca/baxter/bio.html

Boudrot Rodgers (Located in Port Hawkesbury, concentrating in accident and personal injury, insurance claims, criminal law, property law, business law, civil litigation, wills, estates and family law)
www.boudrotrodgers.com

Credential Assessments and Training
 
World Education Services- Credential Assessments
www.wes.org

Nova Scotia Community College- Port Hawkesbury
www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/Locations/Strait.asp

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
www.cicic.ca/indexe.stm

Links to Canadian Embassies
 
Canadian Embassies and immigration information for Americans (Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade-Canada US Relations)
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/can-am/main/menu-en.asp

Canadian Embassies Abroad
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/world/embassies/menu-en.asp

Immigration Research and Reports
 
Nova Scotia’s Immigration Strategy
www.novascotiaimmigration.com/images/meetings/Immigration_Eng_web.pdf

Populating Cape Breton- The Immigration Factor- A Plan Moving Forward (Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation-2004)
www.ecbc.ca/e/PDFs/R-Immigration Eng.pdf

Rural and Small Town Programme
www.mta.ca/rstp/rstpmain.html

Rural Repopulation Discussion Paper
www.rural.gc.ca/researchreports/popresearch/repop_e.phtml

Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletins
www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/21-006-XIE/free.htm

Other Links for Newcomers
 
Youth Against Racism
www.youthagainstracism.ca/home.html

Canadian CED Network
www.ccednet-rcdec.ca/en/pages/home.asp

Atlantic Metropolis Centre
www.atlantic.metropolis.net

Pier 21 Society
www.pier21.ca

Canadian Labour Congress- Immigrant and Refugee Toolkit
canadianlabour.ca/updir/Immigration-Tool-Kit-Final-ENG.pdf                                                                                                                                                                           

 
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