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Province: Nova Scotia and Program

province: Nova Scotia announced today that the province is creating a special immigration program aimed at bringing in workers in sectors facing labour shortages, according to Toronto Star. INGRID BULMER / CP Lena Diab, the minister responsible for the province's Office of Immigration, says the program allows applicants to apply directly to Nova Scotia through the existing federal express entry program. The program announced today will initially be targeted at childcare workers, with plans to expand it to other professions. The province says it will choose the immigrants based on labour needs in the province. Article Continued Below react-empty 128 Read more about Nova Scotia, Halifax TOP STORIES, DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX.NEW NEWSLETTERHEADLINESSIGN UP Diab says in a news release the expectation is that the workers will help improve access to daycare services around the province. ( As reported in the news.