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21st Mar, 2019 Visitor Visa, Canada

Using Canada's Provincial Nominee Program, Canada plans to accept additional 2000 temporary foreign workers as permanent residents in this year. This welcome news was announced by the Government of Canada.

The Popularity of PNP:

Though this PNP, or Provincial Nominee Program, provinces and territories participating in this to nominate a set number of economic immigration candidates for Canadian permanent residence each year in order to find local labour market needs. It is a measure of the current and future of the economy.

Provinces and territories participating in Canada PNP are:

  • Manitoba
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • British Columbia
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Northwest Territories
  • Yukon

Importance of Workers:

  • Allocation of the additional 2000 PNP spaces are primarily for existing Temporary Foreign Workers, who contribute the long-term professional careers with intermediate skill code ‘C’ for the growth of their economy- announced by Canada’s Government.
  • Immigration Minister of Canada said that the temporary overseas workers fill up long-term labour market needs, also play a major role in the growth of the Canadian economy. They recognize the responsibility to provide more opportunities for them.
  • IRCC also said that additional spaces will also help in addressing worker vulnerability.
  • The Multi-Year Immigration Levels plan shows that Canada has an admissions target of 61,000 in 2019 for the Provincial Programs and also this is an increase of 6,000 over the figures for the last year and these 2,000 spaces for temporary foreign workers are part of this planned increase.
  • The announcement follows IRCC’s creation of the Interim Pathway for Caregivers. This temporary route for permanent residence opened on 4th March and will continue till 4th June. It is for eligible in-home temporary foreign worker caregivers who came to Canada after 30th November 2014.
Canada PNP is a quick way to move Canada, which opens up huge opportunities for potential immigrants. So, meet our experts and learn about eligibility criteria, requirements and other factors for this or another program. For more details visit us at OSI Immigration & Consultants……!!!!