Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) applications can be submitted online via the Arrima platform as of Tuesday January 12, the Quebec immigration ministry has announced. The Arrima platform – previously used mainly to submit profiles to the Quebec Expression of Interest system – can now be used for applications, supporting documents and to pay required fees.
The Quebec government introduced new requirements for the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) on July 22, 2020. Included in the new Quebec Experience Program requirements are a series of transitional measures allowing candidates already in Quebec to qualify for the program under the requirements that existed before July 22, 2020. Read More Watered-Down Quebec Experience Program
Controversial changes to the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) came into force on Wednesday, July 22. The changes see new work experience requirements introduced for international student and increase work experience requirements for temporary foreign workers. The admissible occupation levels for temporary workers has also been changed. A series of transitional measures were also introduced aimed
Watered-down reforms to the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) have drawn more criticism from stakeholders, including student and business groups. The governing Coalition Avenir Quebec is being accused of not listening to concerns, while student groups labelled the easing of the reforms ‘insufficient’. Business groups meanwhile, said the reforms would limit immigration to Quebec for low-skilled
Quebec has moved to soften planned changes to the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) following outcry during the recent consultation period. Measures announced on Thursday, July 9 include: The introduction of a transitional clause for international students already in Quebec. A softening of new work experience requirements for certain international students. A reduction in the proposed
Quebec universities have written to Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette requesting changes to his plan to reform the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ). Although Bureau de cooperation interuniversitaire (BCI) is happier with Jolin-Barrette’s second effort at PEQ reform, the group, in a letter dated June 16, has called for current international students and those arriving this fall
Quebec will increase work experience requirements under the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) and introduce two new pilots targeting specific occupations in changes announced on Thursday, May 28. Under the changes, revealed by Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, temporary foreign workers will require three years of experience in the last four, while graduates will need one or
2019-11-15 – Quebec’s immigration ministry has announced the restoration of the pre-November 1 requirements for the Quebec Experience Program (PEQ). As of November 14, candidates applying to the PEQ will be assessed based on the criteria that existed before the November 1 changes were announced by Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette. Jolin-Barrette has since suspended the