Canada is ready to welcome a historic number of new immigrants to our country. Among them will be entrepreneurs and investors from around the globe who are ready, willing, and able to make investments in our economy.
While every Canadian can agree that we need to open up our country and our borders in order to return to some sense of normalcy, not every Canadian agrees with the concept of a vaccine passport.
Canada remains very much open to attracting the world’s leading global talent and recently announced its 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan.
It appears that Canadians will be exempt from President Trump’s sweeping ban on certain foreign workers. New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, a staunch ally of the President has broken from the Administration on this issue and lobbied for Canada’s exemption.
President Trump signed an executive order, expanding immigration restrictions to H-1B, H-2B, J-1 and L-1 visas, which will impact cultural exchanges as well as managers or other key employees for multinational companies.
Canada can be a viable solution for many US Companies seeking to port highly skilled foreign talent facing this crisis in the US.