Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) Program: Community boundaries

This section contains policy, procedures and guidance used by IRCC staff. It is posted on the department’s website as a courtesy to stakeholders.

The boundaries for the participating communities under the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) Program are set out in column 2 of the schedule of the Ministerial Instructions with respect to the Rural and Northern Community Immigration Class.

The community boundaries have been further defined for the following communities:

Brandon, Manitoba

Communities in Manitoba within 55 km of downtown Brandon:

  • Alexander
  • Aweme
  • Bradwardine
  • Brandon
  • Brandon Hills
  • Cadurcis
  • Carberry
  • Cardale
  • Chater
  • Cornwallis (Municipality of)
  • Deleau
  • Douglas
  • Dunrea
  • Elgin
  • Elton (Municipality of)
  • Forrest
  • Franklin
  • Grassland (Municipality of)
  • Glenboro–South Cypress (Municipality of)
  • Griswold
  • Hamiota (Municipality of)
  • Kemnay
  • Kenton
  • Margaret
  • Minnedosa
  • Minto
  • Minto–Odanah (Municipality of)
  • Nesbitt
  • Ninette
  • North Cypress–Langford (Municipality of)
  • Oak Lake
  • Oakland–Wawanesa (Municipality of)
  • Oak River
  • Prairie Lakes (Municipality of)
  • Rapid City
  • Riverdale (Municipality of)
  • Rivers
  • Shilo
  • Sifton (Municipality of)
  • Sioux Valley
  • Souris
  • Souris–Glenwood (Municipality of)
  • Treesbank
  • Wallace–Woodworth (Municipality of)
  • Wawanesa
  • Whitehead (Municipality of)

Claresholm, Alberta

Communities in Alberta within 25 km of downtown Claresholm. Detailed community boundaries information to follow once processes are in place for this community.

North Bay, Ontario

Communities in Ontario within 45 km of downtown North Bay. Detailed community boundaries information to follow once processes are in place for this community.

Vernon, British Columbia

Communities in British Columbia within 40 km of downtown Vernon. Detailed community boundaries information to follow once processes are in place for this community.

West Kootenay, British Columbia

Communities in British Columbia within two circular areas with a radius of 35 km, the first centered in Willow Point and the second centered in Fruitvale. Detailed community boundaries information to follow once processes are in place for this community.

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