What is Agri-Food Pilot Program?
The three-year Agri-Food pilot aims to fulfil labour shortage, particularly in the meat processing sector & mushroom production sector!! The agriculture & Agri-food industry is an essential contributor to the overall economic growth & vitality.
Agricultural exports hit a new record in 2018, reaching up to $ 66.2 billion. It supports around one in eight jobs in Canada. The aim is to help the Agri-Food sector bring full-time, non-seasonal foreign workers needed to fill growing labour gaps.
The latest pilot aims at helping the Agro-Food industry bring full time non-seasonal foreign workers needed to fill growing labour gaps. It seeks to retain workers by offering them an opportunity to become permanent residents following a two-year stint on a temporary work permit instead of renewing the work permit in a repeated manner.
A maximum of 2,750 principal applicants and family members will be accepted for processing in a given year. This represents approximately 16,500 possible new permanent residents over the three-year duration of the pilot.
- Have Qualifying Work Experience
- Have a Qualifying job offer
- Meet or exceed the minimum language requirement
- Meet or exceed educational requirements
- Need to prove you have enough money to settle in the community
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