Thunder Bay issued new community recommendations under the RNIP


On March 15, 2021, Thunder Bay, ON, published a new update on the issuance of the community recommendations in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP). In 2021, the city approved the application of 1 candidate in the NOC 0, 1 candidate in the NOC A, 4 candidates in the NOC B, 1 candidate in the NOC C, and 2 candidates in the NOC D. In addition, the Community Economic Development Commission (CEDC) of Thunder Bay recommended 5 Cooks (NOC 6322), 1 Chef (NOC 6321), 2 Cleaners (NOC 673 minor category) and 1 candidate in the “Any Sector” Occupation’s category, intended only for community residents. Thunder Bay also allocated 7 spots for Security Guards (NOC 6541) and 15 spots for Labourers (NOC 761 minor category). In total, Thunder Bay issued 19 community recommendations in 2021. Those candidates now can proceed to permanent residence application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).