October 24, 2021

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Labor shortage | PQ proposes to send 50% of migrants to the regions

Labor shortage |  PQ proposes to send 50% of migrants to the regions

The (Quebec) party Quebecois (PQ) has proposed sending at least 50% of migrants to the region to fight the labor shortage that is affecting many parts of Quebec.


Maganne Perry Melanon, a Gaspay member and party spokeswoman for Immigration, Economy and Recovery, said the Quebec government wants to prioritize newcomers who are committed to settling in these areas, while ensuring there are incentives. Stay there.

OmTo me Perry Melanian accused the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CQ) government of shouting for help, saying there was too much effort for the plight of entrepreneurs from the Quebec region.

She initially sought to open up the Minister de l Immigration, de la Franchise et de Lin Integration (MIFI) and Employ-Quebec areas, as they are both responsible for the list of professions that could benefit from priority processing. Applications under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The member proposed that temporary foreign workers and skilled workers be allowed to connect to the regional basin rather than with a single employer.

It also suggests encouraging the retention of foreign students attending regional universities. The party Cubacois has already moved to repay them for the surplus they have to pay in tuition fees on Quebec students to practice their profession in the regions for five years.

PQ also proposes to expedite the processing of Quebec selection certificate applications for immigrants working in the region.

Finally, MP Perry Melancon believes the government should provide better support and support to employers in these areas.

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