Identification of leverage points for action

11 Prototypes aimed at the following leverage points…

Employer to Government Connection

Employers lack awareness of, or ability to navigate and efficiently utilize, available government supports and resources for hiring newcomers

Destination NB

Improving connection between employers’ hiring needs and available government supports and resources for hiring newcomers.

Newcomer to Influencer

Lack of immigrants/diversity represented in NB government

Diversity Champions

Newcomers lack meaningful integration into local communities, and following employment, this is the second most important element to retain newcomers

Capacity for Courage

Address cultural gap between Canadian-born and newcomer children and youth, to assist newcomers in meaningful integration into local communities

Business Immigration

Lack of support for immigrant business owners to meaningfully participate in local business councils

Match NB

Helping newcomers, who have already settled in NB, secure employment, supporting them to stay

Les Connecteurs

Lack of awareness and ease of accessing SEED program for international students

Internationally Educated Nurses

Nursing shortage in NB, improve recognition of credentials for Internationally Educated Nurses

Employer Process Team

Streamlined process to allow employers and potential employees to navigate the government services they need to meet requirements for hiring and being hired in New Brunswick

Community Integration Team

Address cultural gap between locals and newcomers to assist newcomers in meaningful integration into local communities (ie; racism)