CIMM - Temporary to permanent residence pathways - June 2, 2021

Key messages

Supplementary messages

TR-PR Pathways Initiative

Other Permanent Resident Applicants

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Those excluded from the TR to PR initiative:

Out of status and undocumented individuals

Those who were unable to apply because the cap is full

Background: Undocumented Construction worker pilot

Digital divide

Those who are unable to meet the language proficiency (including some Seasonal Agricultural Workers)

Language proficiency requirements:

Graduates from a Canadian Post-Secondary Institution:

In-person language tests

Two-year language test validity

Testing capacity

Bridging mechanism for people whose work permits expire after submission, but before being granted PR

System Issues on the launch of the application portal

System Issues

Payment System

Expected Admissions


Supporting facts and figures


New Temporary Pathway to Permanent Residence

Language testing

Immigration Medical Examinations:

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