Haiti Nurses Can Now Get Priority Quebec Immigration Processing

Haiti Nurses Can Now Get Priority Quebec Immigration Processing

Nurses in Haiti have been added to a Quebec immigration program offering priority processing for applications for temporary and permanent residence and wooing them with the promise of paid upgrading courses. “Haiti will be added to the list of high-priority countries,” tweeted Quebec Immigration Minister Jean Boulet this week. “Quebec needs these skills to address…

Canada Needs High-Potential Tech Talent Visa With No Job Requirement: Business Council

Canada Needs High-Potential Tech Talent Visa With No Job Requirement: Business Council

Canada needs a high-potential tech talent visa that would let foreign nationals with in-demand skills in to look for work even without a job offer, says the president of a business council for Canadian tech companies. “If your labour market is desperate for software developers or data scientists, just let ‘em in!” wrote Benjamin Bergen,…

Latest Canada Jobs Numbers Show Massive Labour Shortages

Latest Canada Jobs Numbers Show Massive Labour Shortages

Canada has massive labour shortages, offering opportunities for economic immigration, with employers still in hiring mode as they rebuild in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic.  “There were 896,100 job vacancies in Canada at the start of December, 2.5 per cent or 21,400, higher than at the beginning of November,” notes Statistics Canada. Read…

Quebec Recruiting Nurses From Francophone Countries In Bid To Solve Labour Shortage

Quebec Recruiting Nurses From Francophone Countries In Bid To Solve Labour Shortage

Quebec is aiming to recruit 1,000 foreign-trained nurses from francophone countries over the next two years with a new $65 million initiative, says provincial Immigration Minister Jean Boulet. “I am very proud to announce this project to recruit nurses which is part of our action plan to recognize the foreign credentials of immigrants,” said Boulet.…

Nurses Targeted For Canada Immigration In New Nova Scotia PNP drawn

Nurses Targeted For Canada Immigration In New Nova Scotia PNP Draw

A new draw has targeted nurses for Canada immigration through Nova Scotia immigration’s Express Entry-linked Labour Market Priorities stream. The February 8 draw saw Letters of Interest sent to candidates with skills and experience in National Occupational Classification 3012 (NOC 3012) for registered nurses or registered psychiatric nurses. Candidates were also required to have a…

Healthcare, Construction, Restaurants See Canada’s Most Acute Labour Shortages

Healthcare, Construction, Restaurants See Canada’s Most Acute Labour Shortages

Statistics Canada data reveals Canadian employers are desperately seeking to fill jobs in healthcare, construction, and the restaurant and hospitality sectors and looking to temporary foreign workers and immigrants to meet that challenge. In its Payroll Employment, Earnings And Hours, And Job Vacancies, November 2021 report, the federal agency that provides statistical and demographic data…