Alexander Immigration Services is often asked for assistance to obtain jobs in Canada that lead to PR. Though we still do not provide recruitment assistance, we wish to share with you authentic government-approved websites to begin your job search and an increasingly popular program to obtain Canadian PR.
The Yukon Community Pilot(YCP) is a three-year pilot slated to run from Jan 2020 to June 2023 launched by Yukon. The YCP is unique since it offers a special work permit that would enable the nominees to work for two to three employers in a participating Yukon Community.
Communities participating in YCP are:
• Dawson City
• Haines Junction
• Watson Lake
To be eligible for the YCP work permit stream, foreign nationals must:
• be destined to a job location in a participating community in the Yukon
• have 2 to 3 job offers with up to 3 employers that will allow them to accumulate 1,560 hours in a single year (equivalent to annual full-time work), within the same participating Yukon community
The first step would be to find employment at the participating community through these websites:
Once you receive 2 to 3 part-time employments in the same community, you can apply for a nomination from Yukon. Upon being nominated, you can apply for a 2-year open work permit restricted to the location to one of the participating communities. Once you receive your work permit, you can move to the Yukon community and also apply for Canadian permanent residency.
If there is a delay in PR processing, you can apply for an extension and continue to work for your employers during the entire process. The great news is that if the employer in between can no longer provide you with adequate work, Yukon will help you find new employment to support full-time, year-round work.
Your spouse can accompany you with an open work permit if your employment is in a National Occupation Classification (NOC) skill 0 or A or B position.
Please remember you need to meet minimum English or French language requirements depending on the NOC since you will be coming to Canada where English and French are the national languages.
Wish you all the best in your job search and see you soon in Canada.