New Canada Immigration Minister Marc Miller to Launch REP Program

New Canada Immigration Minister Marc Miller to Launch REP Program

Breaking News! New Canada Immigration Minister Marc Miller to launch REP Program. After being appointed as the new Immigration Minister on July 27, 2023, Marc Miller is geared to launch the Recognised Employer Pilot (REP) Program. With this Canada is aiming at creating a designated and favoured pool of Canadian employers who have a good track record with IRCC.


REP Keynotes

  • Firstly, REP will launch in September 2023.
    • The aim is to meet rising Canada Job Vacancies.
  • Secondly, REP will enable Canadian employers to apply and get faster LMIA application processing for job postings on the COPS list.
  • Also, employers will be able to get a positive LMIA with 36 months of validity.
  • Besides, recognised employers will get designated status on Job Bank Canada.


Understanding Marc Miller’s launch of REP Program

REP is Canada’s other attempt to fast-track foreign skilled workers’ hiring under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Anyone who aspires to immigrate to Canada is aware of Canada’s consistent issues such as:

  • High old age population.
  • Lower demographic employable youth.
  • Consistently rising job vacancies across all occupational sectors.

This is why Canada has been constantly working towards attracting and retaining foreign workers. And REP program is no other exception.


The program is all set to launch in September 2023. But the Honourable Immigration Minister Marc Miller will be rolling out the REP in 2 parts such as:

  • REP is going to launch in September 2023.
    • However, it will initially open you to Canadian employers seeking to fill job positions in the primary agriculture sector.
  • Whereas for the rest of the Canadian employers, the program will be open from January 2024.

Besides, the REP program will end in September 2024.


Looking at the above information, we can say that IRCC under the Canadian Immigration Minister March Miller is all set to raise the inflow of foreign skilled workers in 2023-2024. In short, why wait? Apply now and get your Canada Visa SOON in 2023-2024.

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