Canadian immigrants would be very happy to know that they will be not required to wait for longer to get their qualifications assessed, thanks to the new Pan-Canadian Framework for the Assessment and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications. Jason Kenney and Diane Finley, Canada’s Ministers of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism; and Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development respectively announced the creation of the framework, which will let the country’s immigrants know whether they are licensed or registered to work in their respective fields in just one year.
While announcing the implementations to the framework, Minister Diane Finley asserted that it is very important for Canada’s long-term economic success to address the existing and future labor market challenges and for that permitting and retaining the best international talent is very important. According to him, the steps towards the quick assessment of qualifications will help newcomers in maximizing their talents.
The Pan-Canadian Framework for the Assessment and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications states:
- That the Canadian government will take steps to work in terms of better pre-arrival services.
- That the assessments should be carried out in a timely manner. They should be clean, fair and consistent.
- That it is mandatory to have enhanced workforce participation services when it comes newcomers.
Minister Jason Kenney said that the implementations to the framework will enable newcomers use their skills to their full potential, which will have an effect on the Canadian economy.
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