Canada to Offer PR to 40,000 Grads
Canada Government has announced a decision to offer permanent residency (PR) to 40,000 international graduates of Canadian institutions to ensure that they contribute to the growth of the Canadian economy. To be eligible for the graduate stream, international graduates must have completed an eligible Canadian post-secondary program within the last four years, and no earlier than January 2017. The new pathway to residency will also help Canada achieve its 2021 Immigration Levels Plan. It will help the government create jobs and drive long-term growth. This is a positive signal that Canada is eager to welcome skilled talent from around the world. According to Marco E. L. Mendicino, Canada’s minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the pandemic has shone a bright light on the incredible contributions of newcomers to the nation.