Canada is creating a new immigration program for temporary residents

Date Announced:

May 11, 2022

Active Period:

Government has 120 days to deliver (by September 8, 2022)


That, in the opinion of the House, the government should develop and publicly release within 120 days following the adoption of this motion a comprehensive plan to expand the economic immigration stream to allow workers of all skill levels to meet the full range of labour needs and pathways to permanent residency for temporary foreign workers, including international students, with significant Canadian work experience in sectors with persistent labour shortages.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Economic migrants | International students | Temporary foreign workers


economic immigration stream; labour shortage; pathways to permanency

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