Backgrounder: Canada’s Global Skills Strategy – What Employers Should Know

13 Jul, 2017

Global Trend

On June 12, Canada launched its Global Skills Strategy, a three-pronged plan to attract high-skilled foreign talent in certain professional roles by providing a faster and more predictable process for qualifying companies and employees.

The program comprises three parts:

  • Short-term work permit exemptions.
  • Two-week work permit processing.
  • Global Talent Stream, Category A and Category B.

This backgrounder explains each of the routes and how companies may benefit from them. To read the full backgrounder, please fill out the form below: