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New pathway to permanent residence for over 90,000 essential workers and international student graduates

posted Apr 14, 2021, 6:47 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jun 2, 2021, 11:42 AM ]
Today Minister Mendicino announced a new pathway to permanent residence for over 90,000 essential workers and international student graduates who are actively contributing to Canada’s economy.
Starting May 6, 2021, this pathway will allow eligible international graduates, who studied in Canada, as well as temporary workers in health care and other essential occupations, to apply for permanent residence.

CIC will accept applications under these policies from May 6 - November 5 2021, or until a program stream has reached its limit: 
• 20,000 temporary foreign workers in health care
• 30,000 temporary foreign workers in selected essential occupations
• 40,000 international graduates

Please note: to support the vitality of Francophone minority communities, 3 additional streams with no application limit have also been launched for French-speaking or bilingual candidates.

Learn more about the new pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates here.

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