The objective of these programs is to bring in skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled workers to address the country's labour shortage. In turn, they serve as a pathway to permanent residency for those who wish to live and work permanently in Canada.
Over the years, Canada has created different pilot programs, as mentioned above, which have a limited duration. However, the three most popular at present are:
- They are time-limited, so pilot programs are constantly being opened and closed.
- Requires knowledge of one of Canada's official languages.
- The requirements vary depending on the program to which you apply. However, proficiency in one of Canada's official languages is essential to achieve permanent residency through one of these programs.