North Bay: Communities in Canada’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Parsai Immigration Services will be providing an overview of 11 Canadian communities. These communities are listed under Canada’s Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot. We’ll begin with the City of North Bay.

What is the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot?

In short, the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a community-driven government program. This program will help rural Canadian areas attract foreign workers. These areas need more workers in order to meet economic development and labour market needs. You can find more information on the pilot program by clicking here.

What can you expect from each community?

According to the government of Canada, the communities will:

  • promote the pilot and their community to possible candidates
  • identify job opportunities in the local economy and work to match applicants to jobs
  • assess possible candidates who:
    • best fit the economic needs of the community
    • have a genuine employment opportunity
    • have the intention of staying in the community
  • recommend candidates for permanent residence to IRCC for a final decision
  • provide a welcoming community for immigrants
  • connect immigrants to official members of the community and settlement services
  • report on the results of the pilot

Now, let’s explore the City of North Bay.

Location

To begin, we’ll talk about the city’s strategic location.

North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It takes its name from its position on the shore of Lake Nipissing. North Bay is located on the traditional territory of the Nipissing First Nations peoples. Additionally, North Bay is located merely 3 hours from Toronto and 3.5 hours from Ottawa. This plays a big part in its strategy, quality of life, work and education.

Work

North Bay has a very professional workforce. Absenteeism is low and motivation is high. The people living there want to stay. The dedication makes for employees who are motivated to make business work.

Education

In short, North Bay has some of the top-rated post-secondary institutions. The city also has some of the highest rates of graduates finding jobs in their fields six months after completing their post-secondary education. Consequently, these educational institutions attract talent from across the globe. 

Health care

North Bay has some of the best health care in Canada. The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) provides health services to North Bay and its nearby communities. The NBRHC also provides mental health services to all northeast Ontario.

Immigration

North Bay focuses on business immigration. North Bay’s Economic Development Department believes that immigration is key to help strengthen and enhance the community and its economy. 

The North Bay Newcomer Network (NNN) ensures that the city values/benefits from cultural diversity. In turn, this will make North Bay a business priority. 

Development

North Bay has an attractive community incentive program for its downtown core and other areas. It includes a Fee Rebate Program, Tax Assistance Program and Landfill Tipping Fee Reduction. 

North Bay’s proactive business City Council has eliminated industrial development charges. They’ve also introduced a 20-year commercial tax reduction strategy. In fact, North Bay has one of the lowest industrial tax rates in all of Canada.

The City’s Development Application Review Team speeds up the development process. They review and provide feedback to applicants wishing to enter Site Plan Control Agreements or the Planning Act.

Fun facts!

  • The City of North Bay has one of the longest runways in Ontario. The North Bay Jack Garland Airport has a 10-000ft airport runway that can land almost any craft. 
  • The City of North Bay has a very low crime rate. It continues to be one of Canada’s safest communities to live in.

Doha Hanno Publicist, Parsai Immigration Services

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