10 Immigration Programs to Work and Live in Canada in 2022

The government of Canada announced that in 2021 he was awarded the the greatest number of immigrants throughout its history. This year, Justin Trudeau’s administration met its goal of granting permanent residency to 401,000 people.

Canada has outlined this immigration goal to recruit foreign talent and support post-pandemic recovery. This surpassed the previous record from 1913 for the most newcomers to Canada in one year.

By 2022, the country aims to receive up to 420.00 permanent residents; most by economic immigration and family reunification programs.

Take note of some that may lead you to Canada in 2022.

1) Offers to the National Employment Service

The Mexican government has an alliance to send workers to Canada. The variety of offers is wide and covers different sectors: farmers, weldersmechanics, laboratory technicians and professionals, such as accountants.

Go to the page of Job portal (here) to track vacancies. There might not be any for a while, but keep entering to find out when they’re already released. Employers often pay for travel and some pay for accommodation for temporary stays.

2) Work in the field with SAWP

The Mexican government has the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (PTAT) which allows its citizens work temporarily in Canada.

The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare is the only one that recruits, selects and assigns workers in the SAWP. Work stays last up to eight months, but registration is renewable. You can work in fields where fruits, vegetables, tobacco are grown or in greenhouses.

Ask for reports and register at the offices of the National Employment Service that it has throughout the country. Given CLICK HERE to select your state and the office closest to your address. They will tell you when is the recruitment period and when the day laborers in canada.

The authorities explain that “the Consulate General of Mexico in Montreal has a toll-free number for attention to agricultural workers at 1-888-403-9055 (from Canada) during office hours and the following emergency number: 514 910 2502”.

When you call the consulate, they can give you reports, but they are not authorized to give jobs. To obtain it, you must go to an office of the National Employment System.


Be a farmer, day laborer or whether your current profession is related to agriculture.

Be between 22 and 45 years old.

Know how to read, have a minimum education of the third year of primary school and a maximum of the first year of high school.

Be a man or a woman, preferably with children and a family.

Singles who demonstrate having economic dependents.

Live in a rural area.

3) Call to live and work in Canada

Quebec Internationalthe economic development agency of Quebec and its surroundings, launched an appeal addressed to all foreigners interested in living and working on its territory.

Through the program Quebec World DaysThey seek to promote economic development of the region by attracting foreign talent. This initiative has the support of the Canadian government.

To apply, interested persons must create a profile, identify vacancies of their interest and submit their application by January 24, 2022. In this link We tell you how to apply.

The best thing about the Journées Québec Monde is that the announcement it is not closed to professionals with a university degree, there are vacancies to work in hotelsin manufacturing plants, as transporters and mechanics.

Here are the industries with the most job openings:


Hospitality and Hospitality


Manufacturing and Manufacturing

Audiovisual production


Information technology

Transport and mechanics

4) Express Entry

Express entry is a system for managing applications and applications for work and permanent residence in Canada.

Highly skilled foreign nationals can apply to work for a publicly traded Canadian company. If you don’t have a job offer yet, you can start your job search on Job Match with Job Bank.

Interested persons should create a profile in this page to upload your CV, language tests and educational assessments.

Electronically, it will be determined whether the candidate meets the requirements of one of the following work programs:

1) Federal Skilled Worker Program.

2) Federal Skilled Trades Program.

3) Canadian Experience Class.

4) Provincial Nominee Program

Those who pass the filter are placed into the Express Entry or “Candidate Pool” group and are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score based on their skills, work experience, language abilityeducation and any other details.

Those who are fluent in French, English, have a close relative living in Canada or they already have a valid job offer in the country.


Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) is a program that accepts foreign workers who have the skills, education and work experience necessary to contribute to the economy of their province, with the exception of Quebec.

Students, business specialists, entrepreneurs, skilled or semi-skilled workers can register.

It is important to note that each province has specific requirements to participate in the program and subsequently complete a permanent residency process for live legally in Canada.

“You may need to apply through the paper process or through the online process through Express Entry,” says the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.

Given Click here to see how to submit a paper or online application.

6) Start-up visa

Canada opens its border to entrepreneurs with the Start-up visa programaimed at immigrant entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to start businesses in their country.

The main requirement is that your business is innovative and profitable enough to create jobs for Canadian citizens. Applies to all provinces of canadaexcept for Quebec.

To apply for the StartUp Visa, your company or business must obtain support from one or more of the designated bodies:

1) Venture capital funds

2) Angel investor groups

3) Business incubators

These organizations give their agreement to invest or support these foreign companies. Everyone has their own admissions and assessment process.

“If an organization decides to revisit their business idea, they will assess the potential of their proposal and determine whether or not it will be successful. If an organization chooses to support your business idea, they will provide you with a letter of support.

With this letter, you can apply, but you must also meet the language requirements and have enough money to settle and live in Canada before you start making money with your business.

7) Atlantic Immigration Program

Canada formalized the launch of the new Atlantic Immigration Program. According to the Canadian Embassy in Mexico, this program is a pathway to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers and international graduates who wish to work and live in one of the four provinces of Atlantic Canada mentioned above.

Applications begin on March 6, 2022.

Candidates who meet the requirements can start submitting applications for permanent residence under the new program starting March 6, 2022.

1) You must receive a job offer from a designated employer within the Atlantic Canada to participate in the program. Find employers in this link.

2) Recent graduates from a recognized Atlantic Canadian post-secondary institution or skilled workers may participate.

3) You can be to live abroad or already be in Canada as a temporary resident.

4) You must take a language test and submit the results with your application.

5) If you studied outside of Canada, you need an Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report.

6) When you arrive in Canada, you will need enough money to support you and your family.

You can start your application at this link when you meet the conditions and from March 6.

7) If you requested the permanent residence Through the Atlantic Immigration Program, you may be eligible for a one-year work permit. “The work permit allows you to work while your application for permanent residence is being processed,” they note on their website.

8) Skilled workers selected by Quebec

The province of Quebec selects its own skilled workers. Generally, this requires additional requirements such as 100% fluency in French.

9) Family reunification

People who are already Canadian citizens can sponsor their relatives (living abroad) to obtain permanent residence in Canada. The category includes spouses, children (under 21), parents and grandparents.

10) International experience in Canada

“Young people from countries with which Canada has signed agreements can apply to come to Canada for a working holiday, an internship or experience as a young professional”, they specify.

The three types of experiences are Working Holiday, Young Professionals and International Co-op. look at this link How to register.

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