Helping Employers Attract Skilled Workers
McGuinty Government Helps Ontario Employers Compete In The Global Economy
The McGuinty government is attracting investors and helping businesses grow and compete by making it easier for them to get highly skilled employees.
Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program will give the province the ability to fast-track a limited number of skilled workers through the federal immigration system. The program will:
- Enable business to succeed by quickly filling vacancies for professional, managerial and skilled trades positions.
- Attract investment by facilitating the immigration application process for key employees of investors who commit to creating jobs for Ontarians.
- Give employers the option of permanently hiring international students who have the skills and knowledge they need.
- All provinces and the territory of Yukon, have a provincial nominee program. Quebec selects all of its immigrants.
“Now, more than ever, it’s critical that Ontario’s employers have the resources they need to compete at home and abroad. This program allows them to strengthen their competitive position and helps our province seize opportunities for jobs and growth.”
“The provincial nominee program has helped our three hospitals attract the best and brightest health human resources to deliver extraordinary patient care in Ontario.”