Twelve new immigration agents have been approved by the PEI government who will help immigrants move to the lsland.
They will be encouraged to move to rural PEI to set up their business.
Economic Development and Tourism Minister Heath MacDonald says government is creating the conditions for newcomers to move to rural PEI to work and thrive.
Rural and Regional Development Minister Pat Murphy says its a win-win for Island rural communities.
The 12 immigration agents will help to identify potential newcomers and explore living and business opportunities for them.