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Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot Extended

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Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot was extended on August 11, 2021.

Canada emphasized its commitment to help every immigrant woman and girl to reach full potential.

Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot helps racialized newcomer women find work, develop their skills and more.

You may pre-qualify for a Canada immigration program.

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These important projects are part of a larger investment of $15 million in Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot initiative, announced in Budget 2021.

A central part of this is addressing and overcoming the unique barriers that can sometimes stand in their way. These barriers can be particularly significant for racialized newcomer women. And have increased since the onset of the pandemic and its disproportionate impact on women.

Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot Extended.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that, more importantly, Canada commits to $2.1 million funding for the Pilot.

The Pilot offers innovative approaches to employment for racialized newcomer women. For instance,

  • Job search assistance
  • Digital literacy skills training
  • Mental health support, and as well as,
  • Job placements including follow-up support

Key Aspects of Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot

Canada Racialized Newcomer Women Immigration Pilot will help racialized newcomer women as follows.

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  • Find good, well-paying jobs. This includes addressing the barriers of race and gender. And, also avoiding precarious or low-income employment. Moreover, by addressing lack of affordable child care and weak social supports
  • Address issues of credential recognition. For example, helping those with international training in IT put their skills to good use in Canada
  • Provide work placements to develop skills and abilities in a Canadian work context. This also helps to further reduce barriers to integration into the Canadian labour market
  • Support those who were hit the hardest by the pandemic

IRCC says that the Pilot will rely on promising best practices to date, such as:

  • Building career exploration opportunities into programming career training goals
  • Developing action plans to help newcomer women build confidence. Overall, a unique barrier in navigating the Canadian labour market.

In conclusion, these are among the most effective support for newcomer women to thrive in Canada.


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