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Global skills strategy proving to be a winner in Canada

by Ray Clancy on July 19, 2018

A new strategy to attract talented people to move to Canada to work in highly skilled jobs has been hailed a success just one year after it was launched.

Ahmed Hussen, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, said that the Global Skills Strategy gives Canadian employers fast and reliable access to top talent from around the world.

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‘The goals of the GSS are simple: to help get skilled temporary workers into our country faster, so that they can help propel businesses across Canada forward,’ he said.

Under the plan work permit applications for high skilled workers are being processed in just two weeks, providing Canadian employers across the country an edge in recruitment. Gone are the days when a highly specialized expert chose a job opportunity elsewhere because of a slow and daunting process to get a work permit in Canada. [click to continue…]

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New global skills strategy to speed up employment of top talent introduced in Canada

June 14, 2017 Canada

Skilled, talented people looking to move to work in Canada will find the process faster and more predictable with the introduction of a new global skills strategy announced by the Government. It means that companies seeking to attract top talent from around the globe will be able to process applications for work permits and temporary […]

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