Canada announced that it will grant permanent residency to more than ninety thousand foreign students and workers who have actively contributed to facing the Corona epidemic and its repercussions in the country.
AFP quoted Canadian Immigration Minister Marco Mendesino as saying that this decision includes those who worked on the front lines during the outbreak of the Covid 19 epidemic and helped treat the injured.
The permanent residency program, which came into effect since May 9, is intended for workers in the field of public health or other vital sectors such as shop workers, farms and bus drivers, in addition to graduates who have obtained certificates in the past four years.
Mendesino indicated that this measure helps Canada achieve its goal of receiving more than 400,000 immigrants this year to compensate for the decline in the immigration rate during the past year after the borders closed, considering that these new policies will also help those who have temporary situations to plan for their future in Canada and play a major role. In the economic recovery and help them rebuild better.