With borders closing and restrictions being put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Canada, a gap in the labour market has emerged. The foreign national workforce that Canada relies upon has been drastically reduced as immigration slows due to these safety measures. In response to these challenges, the Canadian government has proactively announced a series of new public policies intended to help meet Canada’s immigration need. These policies will facilitate their goal of admitting 401,000 new permanent residents into Canada in 2021.
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