Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the recruitment and retention of healthcare workers from other countries a top priority for Canada’s immigration minister Friday. In a mandate letter to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco Mendicino, the Canadian prime minister described the COVID-19 pandemic as the most serious public health crisis the country has ever faced.
Family physicians from the United Kingdom immigrate to Canada by the dozens almost every year to practice medicine free of much of the administrative headaches in their home countries and enjoy a great quality of life. “In the United Kingdom and Ireland, they have to spend a lot of time documenting everything they do,” says
Newfoundland & Labrador immigration has published a list of eight in-demand health occupations that are exempt from Labour Market Impact Assessments in the province. The province says the occupations are considered in-demand in both the public and private sectors, and the exemption includes the provincial job vacancy assessment and advertising requirements under the Atlantic Immigration