Applications Wanted for Immigration Advisory Council

first_imgThe province is accepting applications from people to serve on an immigration advisory council to advise government on the needs of business and immigrants as they relate to immigration matters. “The council will ensure we hear from people who understand and appreciate the needs of business and immigrants in Nova Scotia,” said Len Goucher, Minister of Immigration. “Their insight will help us strengthen our policies and programs and, ultimately, our ability to reach our immigration goals.” Members will be chosen on their ability to provide well-informed, balanced opinions on issues, are well respected in their field, are prepared to donate their time and set aside their own interests to participate. The creation of the council is a direct response to feedback government received during consultations for the province’s Immigration Strategy. A copy of the terms of reference can be found on the Immigration website at . Applications must be received by May 15 and can be sent to: Minister of Immigration, NS Office of Immigration, P.O. Box 1535, Halifax, N.S., B3J 2Y3. They can also be faxed to 902-428-3178 or e-mailed to [email protected]last_img read more