CANADA NEW BRUNSWICK NOMINEE PROGRAM
English & French
1st July, 1867
As a country, Canada has ten provinces and three territories. It’s four largest provinces by area are Québec, Ontario, British Colombia & Alberta. The smallest subdivision of both land and water area is the province of Prince Edward Island. Canada is the second-largest country in the world; it has the fourth-largest dry land area, and the largest freshwater area.
New Brunswick is one of four Atlantic provinces on the east coast of Canada. According to the Constitution of Canada, New Brunswick is the only bilingual province. It is relatively close to Europe and was amongst the first places in North America to be explored and settled by the French before they were displaced by the British Empire.Tourism accounts for about 9% of the labour force directly or indirectly. Popular destinations include Fundy National Park and the Hopewell Rocks, Kouchibouguac National Park, and Roosevelt Campbell International Park. The 107 municipalities of New Brunswick cover 8.6% of the province’s land mass but are home to 65.3% of its population.
The United States is the province’s largest export market, accounting for 92% of a foreign trade valued at almost $13 Billion, with refines petroleum making up 63% of that, followed by seafood products, pulp, paper and sawmill products and non-metallic minerals..
In 2015, spending on non-resident tourism in New Brunswick was $441 Million, which provided $87 million in tax revenue. The province’s GDP from the Mining and Quarrying industry in 2015 was $229.5 Million. Mines in New Brunswick produce lead, zinc, copper, and potash.
Under Canadian federalism, power is divided between federal and provincial governments. The parliamentary system of government is modelled on the British Westminster system. Forty-nine representatives, nearly always members of political parties are elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick. The head of government is the Premier of New Brunswick, normally the leader of the party or coalition with the most seats in the legislative assembly. Governance is handled by the executive council (cabinet), with about 32 ministers.