Sudbury, Ontario Open To Applications For Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot

Sudbury in Ontario has opened its application procedure for workers and Canadian employers through the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot.

The north-eastern Ontario city will first target the services and tourism and mining supply sectors. Applications from all sectors will also be accepted from candidates already residing in Sudbury.

Officials have released a list of twenty (20) target occupations through the RNIP.

Sudbury located in Ontario is one of eight communities to launch its website for the pilot program. The others are Claresholm in Alberta, Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay in Ontario, Vernon in British Columbia, plus Brandon and Altona/Rhineland in Manitoba.

Sudbury Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot Program

Eligible Sectors

Sector Eligible Applicants
Mining Supply and Services Sectors Open to candidates living in Sudbury and those living abroad
Tourism Open to candidates living in Sudbury and those living abroad
Any sector Only open to applicants already living in Sudbury

Eligible Occupations

NOC Code Occupation Name
0 Management occupation
1 Business, finance and administration occupation
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupation
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associations
3414 Other assisting occupation in support of health services
4212 Social and community service workers
4214 Early childhood educator and assistants
4215 Instructors of person with disabilities
4412 Home support worker, housekeeper and related occupations
6321 Chefs
6322 Cooks
6331 Butchers, meat cutter and fishmongers – retail and wholesales
6332 Bakers
6312 Executive housekeeper
6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisor
6314 Customer and information services supervisor
6315 Cleaning supervisor
7 Trades, transport and equipment operator and related occupations
8 Natural resource, agriculture and related production occupations
9 Occupation in manufacturing and utilities

Requirements for Job-Offer

  • The job offer has to be for a full-time and permanent position for a minimum of 1,560 hours a year and thirty (30) hours per week.
  • Remunerations must conform to the prevailing wage for the job being offered.

Employer Requirements

The employer must:

  • Be stationed within Sudbury or within a commutable distance.
  • Must have been in active business in Sudbury for a minimum of one year.
  • Satisfy officials that plans has been made to fill the position with a local candidate.