Prepared by Rosa Edison, Vinay Krishnan, Christopher Samuel; Edited by Michael Albert on April 30, 2020

Sudbury RNIP

Application procedure for the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot has started for the Sudbury community in Ontario.


The north-eastern city of Ontario will only be targeting the supply and services of mining and tourism sectors initially. Later, applications from candidates already living in Sudbury working in all sectors will be accepted.


Officials have released a list of 20 in demand occupations through the RNIP.


The community has also launched a pilot website along with eight other communities.


The other participating communities available are Timmins, Sault Ste.Marie and Thunder Bay in Ontario, Claresholm in Alberta, Brandon and Altona / Rhineland, Manitoba, and Vernon in British Columbia.


Eligible Industries

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

Eligible Occupations

NOC Code Occupation Name
0 Management occupations
1 Business, finance and administration occupations
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
3413 Nurses aides, orderlies and patient service associations
3414 Other assisting occupations in support of health services
4212 Social and community service workers
4214 Early childhood educators and assistants
4215 Instructors of persons with disabilities
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
6321 Chefs
6322 Cooks
6331 Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale
6332 Bakers
6312 Executive housekeepers
6313 Accommodation, travel, tourism and related services supervisors
6314 Customer and information services supervisors
6315 Cleaning supervisors
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities


Job-Offer Requirements

  • The job you are offered must be consistent and regularly scheduled paid employment of at least 30 paid hours per week and 1,560 hours a year.
  • The pay shall equate with the salary that prevails for the work offered.


Employer Requirements

The employer must:

  • Be Sudbury based or within a commutable circle.
  • must be active in the Sudbury business sector at least a year.
  • Satisfy officials that efforts have been made with a local candidate to fill this vacancy.


RNIP Participating Communities

Community Community website
North Bay, ON Coming soon
Sudbury, ON www.investsudbury.ca/how-can-we-help/immigration-options/
Timmins, ON Timmins RNIP website
Sault Ste. Marie, ON www.welcometossm.com
Thunder Bay, ON www.gothunderbay.com
Brandon, MB www.economicdevelopmentbrandon.com
Altona/Rhineland, MB www.seedrgpa.com
Moose Jaw, SK Coming soon
Claresholm, AB www.claresholm.ca/rural-northern-immigration-pilot
Vernon, BC www.rnip-vernon.ca
West Kootenay (Trail, Castlegar, Rossland, Nelson), BC Coming soon


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