Canada recruiting English-speaking workers from the United Kingdom

According to this article in the Huffington Post, the Canadian government is actively seeking skilled workers originally from Poland who have immigrated to the United Kingdom, going even so far as to be accused of “stealing” the United Kingdom’s immigrants. 

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney met with representatives of the United Kingdom’s Polish community last month during a visit to the United Kingdom in hopes of convincing Polish immigrants to the United Kingdom to head to Canada. “Many of you would find a better job in Canada,” he told Polish migrants, as well as mentioning that Canada has a lower cost of living, better social mobility and better economy than the United Kingdom.

“The government of Canada is committed to building an immigration system that actively recruits talent rather than passively processing all applications that we receive,” said Kenney in a speech to Polish migrants in Ireland. “There are approximately 200,000 poles living in Ireland, many with highly advanced skills in the trades needed in Canada’s labour market.”

Skilled workers needed in Canada

Canada is currently facing a labour shortage in several important industries, and the Polish community living in the United Kingdom represents an important skill pool – plus, having lived in the United Kingdom they are more likely to have English-speaking skills. The Canadian government expects to have a trade show in the United Kingdom next year in hopes of encouraging the Polish community in the United Kingdom to come to Canada.

Do you want to immigrate to Canada? Canada is trying to make it easier for skilled expats in the United Kingdom to move to Canada, and is basically advertising an open door. Please contact us to learn how you can come to Canada.

 

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

  • Valdek

    I’m a coded welder pipefitter. I do work as a class one driver. Is my lorry licence usable in Canada?
    I’m Polish.

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  • Milosz

    Hello im polish living about 11 years in the uk.i would like to know more working and living in canada.can you send me some info and where to apply for visa

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  • Magdalena Duszak

    Hi we are trying to emigrate to Canada from Uk
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