The Yukon Community Pilot

The Yukon Community Pilot

AUG 17, 2020

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REUBEN WALTER

Did you know that there are currently over ONE HUNDRED immigration pathways available to foreigners who are interested in immigrating to Canada? While many of them won’t be applicable to you, it is of vital importance that you know which are, and which will allow you the best possible chance of successfully becoming a permanent resident in Canada. There are the popular ones, such as the Express Entry System, but the truth is that the bigger and more well known pathways have so many applicants and so much competition, that success is a lot harder. With a little bit of research you may find the perfect immigration pathway tucked into one of the Provincial Nomination Programs, and that is where we will look now. Standing behind the curtain of the Yukon Nominee Program, waiting to come on stage is the Yukon Community Pilot. Launched earlier this year (just before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic), this amazing Canadian immigration pilot went largely unnoticed. Now as borders begin to open and the world starts taking its first steps, the pilot is still a relatively unknown immigration pathway, but for how long? The pilot is only planned to run for 3 years, and as more people find out about it, interest will grow and the competition will intensify for a place in the incredible Yukon.

How to Immigrate to Canada Through the New Yukon Community Pilot

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1. The Participating Communities

The Yukon Community Pilot (YCP) grants a special work permit allowing you to work for two or three different employers in one of the following participating communities:
  • Whitehorse
  • Watson Lake
  • Dawson City
  • Haines Junction
  • Carmacks
  • Carcross

2. The Yukon Community Pilot Requirements

As with every other immigration program, the YCP has a list of requirements you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for permanent residency in Canada through the program:
  • Get a nomination for permanent residency from the Yukon government. If you work or have experience in one of the in-demand jobs in Yukon, this won’t be a problem if your forms are submitted completely, correctly and with all the required supporting documentation.
  • Get a job offer from two or more employers in Yukon, this is important:
    • The employers do not need a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
    • The jobs do not need to be full time, as long as your combined working hours per week are at least 30.
    • The job offers cannot be for seasonal work, the work must be continuous or ongoing.
  • Get a signed letter of support from the Yukon government, you can get this by submitting your job offer letters.
The best thing about the YCP is that because employers do not need a LMIA, they can hire anyone without having to go through the long and tedious process of doing a LMIA that turns most employers away from hiring foreigners in Canada. So long story short, there are employers in Yukon who urgently need workers, and they are hiring, just make sure your applications are spot on. The work permit you will acquire through the YCP in conjunction with your provincial nomination will allow you to immigrate to Canada, start working and apply for permanent residency quicker. One more thing to keep in mind; if you choose to start a life in Yukon, you will be choosing one of the most incredible places on earth. Community spirit is at the heart of this province; people know each other, respect one another and support each other as far as possible every day. It is one of the safest places in the world (as long as you don’t take a stroll in the wild unprotected), and the landscape is second to none. You will see wolves, bears and enormous moose regularly and during the long winter nights, the northern lights will be an endless source of wonder. People who don’t know what Yukon has to offer, are missing out on a long, happy, fulfilling and peaceful life.

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