Canada has a variety of immigration programs and each of them have their own distinct eligibility requirements. In our Featured Programs section, we identify specific pathways and programs that may appeal to individuals with certain backgrounds.
Student Pathway to Immigration
Unlike other countries, Canada encourages its international students to gain permanent residence status and contribute to the society. Both the federal and provincial governments offer a range of programs, in some cases, permanent residency can be acquired with shortened process.
Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot is a community-driven program designed to spread the benefits of economic immigration to smaller communities by creating a path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in one of the participating communities.
Home Child Care Provider Pilot and Home Support Worker Pilot
The Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Worker Pilot are 5-year pilot programs that let qualified caregivers and their family members come to Canada with the goal of becoming permanent residents.