Life in Canada
Life in Canada
Located on Canada’s east coast along the Atlantic Ocean, New Brunswick offers a distinct way of life and exciting career opportunities. From sandy beaches to rolling hills to spectacular valleys and picturesque forests – the beauty and variety of New Brunswick are unique.
The largest of Canada’s three Maritime provinces, New Brunswick is the only officially bilingual province in Canada, with about 30 percent of the population speaking French as a first language. Fredericton is the capital, Moncton is the largest metropolitan area and Saint John is the most populous city.
New Brunswick has a population of 751,171 (2011); the southern part of the province is home to English-speaking communities and the northern region is mainly French-speaking.
New Brunswick is a particularly attractive immigration destination for people who seek an affordable and relaxed lifestyle, amidst a land teeming with lakes and forests. Real estate in New Brunswick is among the cheapest in Canada. In August 2016, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the average house price in the province was just $169,000. In New Brunswick, you get a chance to owe an acreage of land that only the wealthy could afford in other places.
If you are looking for a high-powered, fast-moving career path and a cosmopolitan nightlife, with trendy clubs and the like, New Brunswick is probably not for you.
NBPNP is a provincial economic immigration program that selects and nominates qualified skilled workers and business people from around the world who are able and willing to contribute to the local economy. NBPNP accepts applications under the following immigration categories:
To learn about NBPNP categories and find out if you’re eligible, contact us.