Canada Immigration News from the CIC press release released on 19/10/2023. Pilot program launches to streamline work permit processing for Canadian employers recruiting in the Philippines

Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this special edition of Immigration news from CIC press release, . This news was released by the government on 19/10/2023. I am coming to you from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 20/10/2023 

The Government of Canada is helping Canadian employers efficiently hire the workers they need to fill jobs and grow our economy. 

The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced today the launch of CAN Work Philippines—a pilot program at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)’s visa office in Manila—which coincides with the first-ever Philippines–Canada Friendship Week. The pilot will streamline work permit processing for eligible Canadian employers and allow employers to schedule group appointments for medical examinations and biometrics for potential employees, so that skilled workers in the Philippines can come to Canada. 

The pilot is open to Canadian employers recruiting from the Philippines and hiring approximately 50 or more workers, or for critical occupations in sectors such as health care, construction and agri-food. 

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