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Immigration Pilot: Manufacturing Goods and Labour Source

immigration pilot: This is exactly what we're looking for, said Winkler Mayor Martin Harder who recently met with Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, according to CTV. In Winkler alone, as an example, at the meeting we said there was 200 million worth of manufacturing goods that could be exported out of this country a year if we were able to have the labour source in order to do that. The community is hopeful a new program announced Thursday by the federal government, called the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot, will help attract skilled workers to the region. Communities have to apply to be part of the program. Communities with up to 200,000 people will be considered in more remote areas. To be eligible communities must have a population of less than 50,000 people and be located at least 75 kilometres from metropolitan area. ( As reported in the news.