Yukon Community Pilot Stream

Yukon Community Pilot Stream

The Yukon Community Pilot Stream (YCP) is a newly launched stream under the Yukon Nominee Program (YNP). It is a pilot program which will run for 3 years. 

The program aims to:

  • Add flexibility for skilled workers working in specific Yukon communities.
  • Applicants will get a work permit for a specific community. Instead of getting it for an employer.
  • Applicants can work for multiple employers rather than just one.
  • Help meet the needs of employers hiring seasonal workers.

To qualify the applicants must have a nomination for permanent residence in Yukon. If they meet this term, then they will get a location-restricted work permit for 2 years.

Work Permit details

The work permit issued under Yukon Community Pilot Stream of the Yukon Nominee Program:

  • Allows applicants to work for 2 or 3 employers under 1 of the participating Yukon communities.
  • Has a validity of 2 years.
  • Also, helps the applicants to work without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

The participating Yukon communities under this stream are:

  1. Whitehorse
  2. Watson Lake
  3. Dawson City
  4. Haines Junction
  5. Carmacks
  6. Carcross

Eligibility to apply for this work permit

To qualify, meet the following terms:

  • Have 2 or 3 eligible job offers from a Yukon community.
  • The applicant must have signed a letter of support from the government of Yukon.
  • Also, must meet the basic terms for getting a work permit.

Job Offer terms

To qualify the job offers must meet terms such as:

  • All job offers must be from 1 Yukon community.
  • Also, work hours must be a minimum of 30 hours a week. Similar to a full-time job.
  • Besides, it must be non-seasonal.
    • The applicant must have paid, all year, employment.
  • The wage must either match the minimum wage requirement or be more than that.
  • Moreover, the applicant’s work experience must prove that it can do the activities related to its jobs.

Finally, if the applicant meets the above-mentioned term then it must apply online.