Canada has granted nearly 24000 visas under Global Talent Stream. This stream provides Canadian employers with easier access to temporary foreign workers; occupations covered by the Global Talent Stream include computer engineers, computer programmers, software engineers and designers and web designers and developers. Labour Market Benefits Plan must be created by all the employers who use Global Talent Stream to hire temporary foreign worker program. This plan details the mandatory and complementary benefits of hiring skilled global talent for Canada’s labour market, such as job creation, skills and training investments.
Tech workers are in high demand in Canada and have a number of options for gaining permanent residence.
A key example is British Columbia’s Tech Pilot , helps tech workers with eligible job offers in 29 occupations to apply for permanent residency through Provincial Nominee Program.
Source : CIC NEWS