Government boost to Canada job programs for skilled newcomers
Canada, 3rd August: To assist skilled newcomers get relevant jobs in Canada, Canada government has announced special funds.
Funding for 3 Canada job programs for skilled immigrants—As per the information, skilled immigrants will now be able to find suitable jobs in their chosen field of expertise due to funding announced for three job programs in Kitchener.
Total funding for Kitchener job programs in the region of Waterloo is stated to be $1.68 million.
Out of this, international optometric bridging scheme of University of Waterloo has received $942,000 while Conestoga College has got $200,000. The latter funding will benefit foreign trained health professionals wanting to get practical nursing training for beginning their practice after immigrating to Canada.
Aim of such funding is to help skilled foreigners get settled in Canada by starting work in their chosen field of expertise as early as possible.
In addition, New Canadian Employment Connections Program of Immigration Partnership got a total of $540,000.
The program will aid nearly 500 newcomers in this region. The program by Immigration Partnership is a platform for bringing together employers and trained immigrants through workshops, internships and networking opportunities.
International optometric bridging scheme( University of Waterloo)—According to chair of certificate programs and continuing education, John Richards, foreigners posses educational qualifications but one of the biggest impediments to get jobs in Canada is that they don’t have practical training to start their career in Canada. So, that’s the aim of practical nurse bridge program.
It will help immigrants join a program of around four-month duration. The only requisite is that they must have a health-care background. The program will be instrumental in providing English language education and training to improve their skills.
Canada job program funding—helpful for immigrants and Canada—The point worth notable here is that the job programs in Canada getting Canada government funds will be a significant step towards eliminating obstacles in the way of new skilled foreign professionals wanting to get jobs in Canada.
However, it’s not just the new Canadians who will be benefitted by government assistance to Canada job programs.
In fact, it will also benefit Canadian economy in a significant manner. And that will be due to the contributions of new Canadians to the national economy.
This was affirmed by John Milloy, Kitchener Centre MPP at the Doon campus at Conestoga.