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Canada: Expansion of the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot in Summer 2023

Last Updated on April 4, 2023

Key Points  

  • Canada will expand the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot in order to accommodate more refugees and displaced persons from around the globe  


The government of Canada launched a new pathway for employers to hire skilled refugees and other displaced individuals under the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP). The new pathway is expected to open in the summer of 2023 and will provide employers with more opportunities to fill labor shortages.  

More information on the new federal pathway, including eligibility criteria, will be available on the EMPP webpage in the coming weeks. 

What are the Changes?  

On 27 March 2023, the government of Canada announced plans to expand the EMPP in order to accommodate more refugees and displaced persons from across the globe. According to the government, these measures will help employers fill labor shortages throughout the country.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Canada’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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