Divisions of the TEDC
Projects supported by the TEDC include:
Grow your roots in the North
Timmins was selected as one of 11 communities across Canada to participate in RNIP. The current Timmins pilot is spearheaded by the Timmins Economic Development Corporation and numerous community partners.
Eligibility requirements and how to apply are outlined for Applicants and Employers below.
For program questions and inquiries:
Toll Free: 1-877-470-TEDC (8332).
For additional information regarding the program:
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
September 1, 2023
The Timmins Regional RNIP Community Criteria has been updated. There has been an increase for maximum points a spouse can receive for work experience in section 10) b. A new section for children of the principal applicant has been added in section 10) g. The new Community Criteria will take effect immediately. Anyone applying for a community recommendation after September 1, 2023 will be considered under the new criteria.
As part of our efforts to prioritize French Language Essential Occupations, the Timmins Regional RNIP is introducing a monthly francophone draw. Please see step 5 in the applicant section for up-to-date information on our general monthly draws and our francophone-specific draws.
The Timmins Regional RNIP has made changes to their priority occupations. The following NOCs are no longer considered priority occupations within the boundaries: NOC 60020 Retail and wholesale trade managers and NOC 60030 Restaurant and food service managers. NOC 60020 and NOC 60030 will now fall under the Open NOC Category. These changes will come into effect as of our next intake period, which begins on Sunday, May 21, 2023. For more information on priority NOC codes and eligible occupations, please visit Step 2 in the Applicant section below.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are switching to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification. Any future applications submitted to the Timmins Regional Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot must use the IRCC NOC 2021 page for the most accurate and up-to-date program information.
The Timmins Regional RNIP is moving to an Applicant Pool and Draw System. The current intake period is closing on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:59 pm. You can find more information regarding our new system under Step 5 of the Applicants section below for a list of upcoming intake periods.
Please refer to the Guide 0118 – Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot before submitting your application. The guide can answer any questions you have regarding eligibility and gives step-by-step instructions on how to complete the application forms.
In order to participate in the Timmins Regional Pilot, the employer must:
The following businesses/organizations are not eligible to participate in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot:
The above employer eligibility requirements have been updated on November 29, 2022 and are in effect from that date forward.