Are you a temporary foreign worker looking for a permanent immigration pathway in Quebec? Worry no more if you are working in sectors that remain critical in the 2020 COVID-19 economic recovery strategy.
Quebec’s Permanent Immigration Pilot Programs
Quebec’s minister of immigration responded to the possible shortage of employees by announcing at least three pilot projects to provide a permanent residence path for employees with essential skillsets for post-lockdown economic recovery.
First Permanent Immigration Pilot Program
Employees in the food processing industry were the beneficiaries of the first pilot program that opened officially on March 24, 2021. If you are a foreign employee holding an eligible job in this sector, you can follow this citizenship pathway.
Second Permanent Immigration Pilot Program
According to Nadine Girault, Quebec’s Minister of Immigration, the Permanent Immigration Pilot Program for Orderlies will target 550 applicants annually. The program that began in March will last for at least five years and target averting the looming health care workers’ shortage crisis. While announcing this good news, she urged legible orderlies to register between March 31 and October 31, 2021, when the application period ends.
Third Permanent Immigration Pilot Program
If you are in the information technology, artificial intelligence, and visual effects sectors, you have not been left out. According to the Quebec immigration department, the application window in these sectors will open on March 22, 2021, for eligible employees to try their luck.
Check Out The Permanent Immigration Pilot Program For Orderlies
If you are a temporary foreign employee, fluent in French, and working in the healthcare sector as a patient service associate, nurse aid, or orderlies, you should check out the provisions in this pilot program. Your eligibility to get the Quebec Selection Certificates (CSQ) in either stream require that you satisfy the following minimum requirements.