New Pathway essential temporary workers and international graduates
Due to COVID 19 and Canada demographic challenges (ageing population). Minister decided to roll out a program to help 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates.
An announcement made on April 14, 2021, and application intake will start from May 6, 2021, to November 05, 2021, or until meeting the given quota.
20,000 applications for temporary workers in health care
30,000 applications for temporary workers in other selected essential occupations
40,000 applications for international students who graduated from a Canadian institution
The program applies to workers in 40 healthcare occupations/job titles.
The program applies to workers in the 95 essential jobs category.
Yes, there are no job type restrictions for International students.
Yes, International students need CLB 5, and Essential worker need CLB4.