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Temporary Worker In Healthcare & Other Essential Occupations

Temporary Worker In Healthcare & Other Essential Occupations

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched six new immigration streams for more than 90,000 essential workers already in Canada, primarily those working in hospitals and long-term care homes, other essential services, and international graduates. Those seeking permanent residence will be able to apply to start May 6 for the streams, three of which are aimed at French-speaking candidates. Ottawa will keep accepting applications until Nov. 5 or until the maximum number of applications is reached.
Applicants who are applying under the temporary foreign worker streams need to have at least one year of Canadian work experience in a healthcare sector or other pre-approved essential occupation. The graduates need to have completed their studies at a Canadian college or university within the last four years.

Eligibility Requirements
  • At least one year of full-time work experience or the equivalent part-time experience (1,560 hours) in Canada in an eligible occupation in the three years preceding the application date. There are two streams:
    • Stream A: For temporary residents with work experience in one of the health-related occupations listed in Annex A. Cannot be combined with Annex B occupations.
    •  Stream B: For temporary residents with work experience in one of the other essential occupations listed in Annex B. Can be a combination of Annex A and B occupations.
  • Be employed in Canada in any occupation at the time of application.
  •  CLB of at least 4 in English or French in all language abilities.
  •  Be living in Canada on valid temporary status, or be eligible for restoration of status.
  •  Cannot be self-employed unless working as a medical doctor in a fee-for-service with a health authority.
  •  Intend to reside outside Quebec.
  •  Apply online and; meet admissibility requirements.

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