IRCC held new invitation rounds under the IEC

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new invitation rounds under the IEC

Over the last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new invitation rounds under the IEC. From February 5 to February 11, Canada invited 4,857 young foreigners to apply for an IEC open work permit. As of February 11, 31,392 candidates have registered in the pool and are awaiting the invitation. The results of the new invitation rounds under the IEC are given in the table below:

No of ITAsCountry NameNo of ITAsCountry Name
8Switzerland115 Australia
213 Japan1,093Korea
Croatia14 Costa Rica
74 Spain33 Czech Republic
11 Hong Kong245 Ireland
87 Italy7Slovakia
176 Chile29 Poland
146 Germany680 United Kingdom
2Luxembourg32 Belgium
40 Netherlands62 New Zealand
3Norway307 Taiwan
25 Portugal10 Sweden
4Austria14 Lithuania

In total, Canada approved 36,753 IEC applications in 2024.

About the new invitation rounds under the IEC

The IEC draws are eagerly anticipated by aspiring participants who see Canada as a desirable destination for various reasons, including its high standard of living, robust economy, and welcoming multicultural environment. For many, the prospect of living and working in Canada represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to broaden their horizons and develop skills that will benefit them in their future careers.

Moreover, the IEC program contributes to Canada’s economy by filling labor gaps in various sectors and industries. Participants bring fresh perspectives, diverse backgrounds, and valuable skills to the Canadian workforce, enriching the country’s social fabric and driving innovation and growth.

For those fortunate enough to receive an invitation, the journey to Canada begins with navigating the application process, which includes submitting documentation, undergoing medical examinations, and obtaining necessary permits. While the process may seem daunting, the rewards of living and working in Canada are well worth the effort.

As Canada prioritizes immigration and international talent attraction, programs like IEC play a crucial role in fostering global connections and promoting cultural exchange. By welcoming young foreigners into its communities, Canada reaffirms its commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and cooperation on the world stage.

The recent invitation rounds under the International Experience Canada program highlight Canada’s ongoing commitment to attracting talent worldwide. As thousands eagerly await their chance to embark on an adventure in the Great White North, the IEC program stands as a testament to Canada’s reputation as a welcoming and inclusive nation that values the contributions of newcomers.

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