Quebec Immigration Draw: Province Issues 365 Expression of Interest Invitations

Quebec Immigration Draw: Province Issues 365 Expression of Interest Invitations

Quebec immigration has conducted its largest Arrima Expression of Interest draw of 2020, issuing 365 invitations. The September 24 draw was aimed primarily at candidates with a job offer, but also included other criteria listed below. This was the first Quebec draw since June 18, when seven invitations were issued. Arrima draws have slowed to…

Calling Foreign Skilled Workers: This Quebec Industry Has 20,000 Vacancies

Calling Foreign Skilled Workers: This Quebec Industry Has 20,000 Vacancies

A chronic labour shortage means nearly 20,000 Quebec manufacturing jobs are currently available, according to industry representatives. The Manufacturiers et exportateurs du Quebec (MEQ) has written an open letter to both the provincial and federal governments urging an immigration increase to help cope with the shortage. “There are simply not enough skilled workers available,” the…