Atlantic Immigration Pilot – Kirk MacKinnon

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is an innovative partnership aimed at attracting and retaining skilled immigrants and international graduates to meet the unique workforce needs of the Atlantic region. Watch Kirk MacKinnon of Prince Edward Island speak about his Atlantic Immigration Pilot experience.

Atlantic Immigration Pilot – Kirk MacKinnon

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Transcript: “Atlantic Immigration Pilot – Kirk MacKinnon”

Video length: 27 seconds

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Text on screen: Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

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Visual: A man is speaking directly to the camera.

Text on screen: Kirk MacKinnon, Chief Financial Officer,

MacDougall Steel Erectors Inc., Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island

Kirk MacKinnon: Our plan is to grow this company...

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Kirk MacKinnon: So in order to grow the company, we need employees we just have not had the available pool of employees here on P.E.I. to help us with those growth expectations. So as part of that, we have reached out to the Atlantic Immigration Program, and we currently have 12 applications in and we’re hoping to do more.

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