Saskatchewan's Immigration Strategy
Immigration is vital to the future of our province. Newcomers do much more than increase our population numbers. They contribute to community renewal by bringing their energy and ideas to their new home communities, help to address labour force shortages and stimulate economic investment.
We welcome newcomers to live, work and thrive in Saskatchewan.
A New, Comprehensive, Immigration Strategy for Saskatchewan
Our new strategy, Strengthening our Communities and Economy, draws on our multicultural heritage to strengthen our communities, create greater prosperity and foster new jobs in Saskatchewan. The strategy responds to important social and economic changes underway within – and beyond – Saskatchewan by improving upon current immigration programs and undertaking new initiatives.
We want Saskatchewan’s immigration program to be the best in Canada. Our province will benefit through:
Priorities of the Strategy
Last year the government met with more than 300 representatives of business and industry, community-based organizations, municipal governments, educational institutions and professional associations. This strategy is a direct result of those extensive consultations, where the following priorities were identified:
Key Initiatives Underway
Components of the strategy will be implemented in stages. The province is investing an additional $2.69 million for the following immigration initiatives: