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Executive Director: Nova Scotia and Immigration Numbers

executive director: We are seeing incredible results from our hard work, she said, according to The Chronicle Herald. We've seen growth in provincial immigration selection from 2013, where we nominated 600 individuals to come to Nova Scotia. Despite that, immigration numbers are higher than ever, thanks to a suite of programs used to attract newcomers, said Suzanne Ley, executive director of the province's Office of Immigration. In 2017, we supported 1,652 people and their families to make their life in Nova Scotia. As of last November, 4,135 had come to Nova Scotia, Ley said. All told, 2,529 immigrants came to the province under various programs in 2013. ( As reported in the news.