Vernon Individuals and Family Immigration

The BC Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program

Do you want to immigrate to Canada?

Vernon is one of eleven communities in the Canadian province of British Columbia participating in the Rural and Northern Immigration Program. A large segment of the local population is nearing or has reached retirement age, and as Vernon continues to grow, skilled workers are needed to accommodate the expansion. Vernon’s economy is driven by agriculture, construction, tourism and manufacturing. The city’s economic goals include attracting entrepreneurial and skilled immigrants to invest, work, and live in the community.

Vernon BC and Immigration

The city of Vernon lies in the North Okanagan regional district with a population of just over 40 thousand. Vernon is known for its three freshwater lakes, beaches, swimming and boating in the summer months. Silver Star Mountain Resort offers winter sports ranging from downhill skiing, and snowboarding to cross-country skiing and snow biking. Vernon is 45 minutes from the Kelowna International Airport with a local non-towered airport 1.8 nautical miles southwest of the city. Employment opportunities range from tourism and construction to agriculture and health care.

Are you a skilled worker who wants to live in Canada? Applicants who meet Vernon’s criteria need to find full-time permanent employment. You will need to submit an application for recommendation and apply to the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for permanent residence. Once you obtain your permanent residence, you and your family members will receive support for your settlement and community integration.

Relocating to a foreign country is an extraordinary, brave journey. Leaving everything you know is difficult and stressful enough without the challenges and technicalities of the immigration process. We offer our expertise with a complete range of legal services related to immigration. Contact Ocana Law for help through the application process.

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