2,000 more spaces under provincial nominee immigration programs

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 06:58:50 +0000

Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen announced an additional 2,000 spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program, to expand pathways for temporary foreign workers to become permanent residents in Canada. The focus is on those workers filling long-term labour market needs and who have integrated into Canadian society. These additional spaces will provide more […]

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