Ontario announces a new stream for tech worker along with a new immigration pilot program. The new stream is started with the objective of making the new program to the foreign skilled worker in Ontario. Ontario has also announced on 11 April, a budget of 163.4 billion Canadian dollars to this initiative in Toronto.
The program is introduced to help Ontario’s technology sector attract more skilled workers through a dedicated stream. Tech industry is one thriving sector in Toronto, Ottawa, and Waterloo. Canada along with Ontario has become a hub for IT professionals, specifically after the US has placed a lot of restriction on H1B visa.
Currently, Ontario immigration program (OINP) is linked to the Express Entry Program along with other provinces. The 3 important programs which also associated with Express Entry are Federal Skilled Worker Visa (PR Visa), Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience Class.
Sources: CIC news & Canada visa