Canada, 19th August: Quebec’s new immigration plan to be scrutinized.
Yes, that’s true. The new immigration plan of Quebec will be under scrutiny.
Quebec’s new immigration plan to be scrutinized—Quebec’s new immigration plan to be scrutinized soon. The government hopes that the Quebec’s new immigration plan shall streamline the process. Moreover, it will lure more and more highly-qualified immigrants. The plan shall be scrutinized by a National Assembly committee.
It is a five-year immigration plan.
“ Quebec’s new immigration plan will be under scrutiny. “
The new Quebec immigration plan was introduced by Quebec immigration minister Kathleen Weil. It has been named “Together, We are Quebec”.
Details about the new Quebec immigration plan—Quebec’s new immigration plan will provide Quebec an opportunity to attract top talent and be on a competitive edge over other nations. This was revealed by Weil.
As of now, many European nations as well as the US are favored choices for immigrants. Hence, Quebec wants to fare better than these nations, said Weil.
Highlights of Quebec’s new immigration plan–Quebec’s new immigration plan will—
- Speed up the immigration process;
- Retain foreign workers and international students;
- Offer more French language training.
It may be worth mentioned that a total of $750,000 was announced by Weil(in June this year) for advertising Quebec’s free French classes for new immigrants.
Quebec also earmarked a total of $42.5 million over five years period for helping immigrants and ethnocultural minorities contribution to the provincial development (under Quebec’s 2015-16 economic plan). Quebec’s new immigration policy is also accompanied by a five-year action strategy(beginning from 2016 till 2021).
Quebec receives 5,000 skilled worker applications—Quebec received 5,000 skilled worker applications as of 16th August, 2016. All these applications were under QSWP(Quebec Skilled Worker Program). This immigration program has finally reached its total intake cap.
The QSWP is a famous Canada immigration stream enabling aspiring immigrants to submit an application for a CSQ( Quebec Selection Certificate). This is through an online management system named as Mon projet Quebec. Applications can be submitted only during the designated intake periods. The two scheduled intake periods were closed within hours after getting opened on 16th August.
This reveals the growing popularity of QSWP.