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Employer Information

Two Hills Rural Renewal Stream Initiative

 

TWO HILLS is a vibrant, welcoming,
multicultural community with opportunity for
those who seek it.
The Town Of Two Hills is proud to be a designated community under the Rural
Renewal Stream of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program.
The Rural Renewal Stream offers eligible workers the opportunity to immigrate
to Alberta as a Provincial Nominee with the formal support of the municipal
government.
With the support of this program, the Town of Two Hills , fills local labor gaps
by endorsing employers and job seekers to fast-track immigration for eligible
candidates.
We will respond to all inquiries related to the Rural Renewal Stream within a
30-day cycle.

Employers
If you are an employer located within the Town of Two Hills and are interested
in participating in the Rural Renewal Stream to fill labor gaps and support
candidates in obtaining permanent residency, please visit our website


Candidates
If you are a non-Canadian resident who is interested in obtaining permanent
residency by living and working within the Town of Two Hills, please visit our
website 


Application Process
Applications will require a 30-day review process.
Applying for the Rural Renewal Stream as an employer or candidate can be a
confusing process. We've outlined the steps below to help you understand the
responsibilities of employers and candidates.
Are you a visual person? View PROCESS MAP


Employers play an integral role in the success of the Town of Two Hills Rural
Renewal Stream.
If your company is interested in participating in the program, apply by
completing the application form and submitting online. To make an
appointment to discuss your application, please
email: repruralrenewalstream@gmail.com 
Learn about the full Town of Two Hills Rural Renewal Stream Process
We will respond to all inquiries related to the Rural Renewal Stream within a
30-day cycle.


Eligibility for Participating in the Rural Renewal Stream
To qualify for the Rural Renewal Stream, employers must meet eligibility
criteria. Please review the details below.


Employer Criteria
a. The company must be incorporated, or registered by or under, an act of the legislature of a province,
territory, or the Parliament of Canada and operate as a business that has an established production
capability, plant, or place of business in Alberta.
b. Have full-time employment (continuous, 12 months or more) that meets the criteria of the Rural Renewal
Stream as defined by the Government of Alberta and the Community Partnership, including wages and
benefits that meet or exceed the lowest starting wage for this occupation across all industries and Alberta
as set out on the ALIS website.
c. Have been operating within the community and hold a valid Town of Two Hills Commercial Business
License for a minimum of 6 months.
d. Not be in violation of any federal or provincial regulations.
e. Not have any Occupational Health and Safety complaints within the 24 months prior to applying and be in
good standing.
f. Not have any health violations through Alberta Health Services within the 24 months prior to applying and
be in good standing.
g. Be in good standing with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
h. Demonstrate that you or your business have knowledge of the employer's responsibilities with respect to
federal and provincial immigration laws and regulations.
i. Demonstrate that you have satisfied program requirements to fill the position within Canada and the
outcomes of your efforts. A Labour Market Impact Assessment is not required but demonstrated efforts to
recruit locally, provincially and nationally is required. For the purpose of the Town of Two Hills Rural
Renewal Program, the employer must demonstrate the position has been posted for a minimum of two
weeks.
j. Demonstrate that you have a welcoming workplace and are aware of the risks of recruiting newcomers to
the workplace and community.
k. Agree to work with the Community Partnership to advance newcomer success in our community.
l. Meet all eligibility criteria under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program's Rural Renewal Stream
prior to issuing an offer of employment. Please review the available information carefully
m. The program will allow eligible employers to recruit a maximum of 25% of their workforce through the
Rural Renewal Stream.


Ineligible Occupations and Job Offers
Some occupations and job offers are not eligible for the Rural Renewal
Stream. These occupations and offers are defined by the Government
of Alberta.

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