Canada commits to helping internationally trained newcomers find and help well-paying jobs by committing $10 million under its Foreign Credential Recognition Program. The money will provide a maximum of $800,000 each for 15 projects designed to either provide employment supports for highly skilled newcomers.
A new release issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) said the government is in the hunt for "innovative and collaborative concepts from stakeholders that address specific barriers to the integration of highly skilled newcomers into the Canadian labour market.”
In the news release, Canadian Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Patty Haidu said that helping newcomers in assisting their foreign credentials recognized will allow them to join the Canadian workforce faster.
“Through this call for concepts, we are giving more newcomers a fair chance at success in Canada.”
The Foreign Credential Recognition (FCR) Program functions with Canada’s provinces and territories and stakeholders such as non-profit organizations, regulatory bodies, post-secondary institutions and employers to fund and implement programs to facilitate the assessment and recognition of professional credentials acquired outside Canada so that skilled workers able to find suitable employment and work faster.
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