*Due to the 90-day cutoff, this topic will not play a role on the February 3rd, 2019 exam but can play a role on all exams after this date.

Immigration minister unveils program to attract newcomers to rural areas

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2019/01/24/immigration-minister-unveils-program-to-attract-newcomers-to-rural-areas.html 

Hussen unveils plan to attract, retain skilled immigrants in rural and remote regions

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/hussen-immigration-rural-pilot-1.4990875

IRCC News Release: New federal immigration program to support middle class jobs in rural and northern communities

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2019/01/new-federal-immigration-program-to-support-middle-class-jobs-in-rural-and-northern-communities.html

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot: How communities apply

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/rural-northern-immigration-pilot-apply.html 

Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot: Find out if your community is remote

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/rural-northern-immigration-pilot-remoteness-index.html