Quebec making effective changes to policy and pilot programs in November

Quebec making effective changes to policy and pilot programs in November

The French-speaking province of Canada is making waves again. Earlier it shared the Quebec immigration plan 2024-26 to select 37,990 – 2024, 34,500 – 2024 and 25,500 – 2026. Now Quebec making effective changes to policy and pilot programs in November 2023

 

Key Highlights for Quebec November 2023!

  • Firstly, Quebec is reopening 3 economic pilot programs such as:
    • Permanent Immigration Pilot Program:
      • Food processing workers – accepting 600 applications.
      • AI, IT, and Visual effects professionals – accepting 700 applications.
      • Orderlies – accepting 600 applications.
    • These programs will run from Nov 23, 2023, to Dec 31, 2024.
    • Also, the programs will come to an end on Jan 01, 2026.
  • Secondly, changes to Quebec’s economic immigration pathways:
    • Quebec Regular Skilled Worker Program (RSWP) and Quebec Experience Program will need a French language skill level of NCLC 7.
    • Besides, this is applicable to all other Quebec immigration programs.
    • PEQ for Quebec graduates will require either completion of a study program in French or 3 years or more study of French at the pre-or post-secondary level. Moreover, this is effective from Nov 23, 2023.
    • Besides, from Nov 29, 2023, the Qualified Skilled Worker Selection Program (QWSP) will be replacing the Quebec RSWP.
  • Also, the family sponsorship pathway now requires the signing of an integration plan by the sponsor. If they are sponsoring a family member between the age of 18-55. 
  • In addition, business streams will require mandatory French language requirements from Jan 01, 2024.

 

Looking at Quebec making effective changes to policy and pilot programs in November, we should not be surprised. The province is working on keeping the number of francophones higher by all means. This is the core philosophy of Quebec immigration. So, if you wish to live, work, and or study then learn French.

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