Today’s Announcement in Sault Ste Marie, ON by the Honourable Minister Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) regarding the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot Program (RNIPP):  https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2019/06/rural-and-northern-immigration-pilot-takes-off.html

Our region is one of the areas chosen!  While the announcement states North Bay, there are many partners across a large region that are involved.  This Pilot Program area goes north to Kirkland Lake, south to Burk’s Falls, west to West Nipissing and east to Mattawa.

More details to come on Monday, June 17, 2019 at a media event at 9 am, to be held at City Hall, 5th floor boardroom.  Special thank you to MP Anthony Rota and his staff for coordinating the event.