Prince Edward Island, one of Canada’s most beautiful provinces is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, to the east of New Brunswick and west of Cape Breton Island. The island, with its unspoiled pastoral landscape is Canada’s smallest province. The capital Charlottetown is widely believed to be the birth place of Canada as it hosted the first meeting of the confederation that led to the formation of Canada
Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program
Prince Edward Island provides a pathway for individuals seeking permanent residence in the island through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. The program selects individuals based on their qualifications and intentions to live and work in PEI, and their economic and social ability to establish themselves successfully in the island and contribute to its economic growth.
Prince Edward Island is well connected to all the major cities in Canada by air, road, rail and sea. It has two major airports in Charlottetown and Summerside, and rail links to Charlottetown, Summerside, Souris, Borden and Georgetown. The island is also linked by ferry services to the mainland. PEI is linked to New Brunswick in the mainland by the Confederation Bridge which is the world’s longest bridge over icy waters. The island also has the largest network of roadways in Canada. However public transportation is expensive so most people prefer to move around in their own vehicles. Prince Edward Island also has an extensive bicycling and hiking trail that runs through the entire province
In Prince Edward Island you are never far from the sun, sand and the surf. The islands rugged hills, bright red soil, pastoral landscapes and ocean coves have given it the reputation of being Canada’s most beautiful province. The coastline is dotted with a number of beaches, dunes, sandstone cliffs and harbors. The island is a mecca for golfing enthusiasts as it is home to 10 of the top 100 golf courses in Canada, making it the best golfing destinations in Canada. Prince Edward Island is the ideal destination for outdoor activities of all kinds, be it swimming in the surf, hiking up the many hills, cycling through its many winding red roads, deep sea fishing, running and others. Camping is also a favorite activity amongst visitors and locals alike. The list of things to do in PEI is a long one, and includes items ranging from tasting the island’s famous cheese, checking out the model town of Avonlea, modelled after the fictional town in Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables Series, or experience modern art and theatre in the capital city of Charlottetown.
Career Prospects in PEI
Prince Edward Island is traditionally an agrarian economy with industries in agriculture, fishing and tourism being the primary source for employment. However a lot of that is changing with the provincial government looking to expand its base to the information technology, aerospace and bioscience Industries. The government and many private industries in the island are actively looking for people with different skill sets to address the prevailing labor shortage in the province. Many well-known companies such as Novartis, BioVectra, CGI Atlantic, and Deltaware Systems have a presence in PEI.
Moving with Kids?
Moving to Prince Edward Islands with children is easy, as there are a number of kid friendly activities in the island. The island also has a wide variety of options available for schooling your kids. The island has 62 public schools, which cater to students from Kindergarten to 12th Grade. The island also has 29 schools which offer French immersion and four private schools. School year in Prince Edward Island typically starts from September in the current year and ends in June of the subsequent year, a system that is followed by most schools in Canada and USA.
To know more about Prince Edward Island and its provincial nominee program get in touch with Global Tree , the best immigration consultant in India.Please fill out Free assessment form one of our consultant will get back to you