Canada Begins Applications for the Latest Agri-Food Immigration Pilot

Canada Begins Applications for the Latest Agri-Food Immigration Pilot

Purposes are actually being allowed for Canadian newest Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot. Federal Immigration Minister introduced on 15 Could 2020. The Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot is a three-year pilot that can acknowledge Canada take a look at an industry-specific path to immigration.

The pilot, focusing on labor deficits within the meat processing, greenhouse crop manufacturing, and year-round mushroom and livestock elevating industries, had been attributable to begin throughout March 2020 however was postponed as a result of outbreak of COVID-19.

Under the Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot, 2,750 purposes shall be allowed yearly, principally offering a pathway to Canada PR for a lot of non permanent immigrant staff presently in Canada.

“The Agri-Meals Pilot will carry aspirants for Canada PR who’ve labored in Canada, who can economically authorize in Canada, and who assist the labor calls for of farmers and processors,” immigration minister stated.

The Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot is considered one of a number of pilots run by the federal authorities. Others cowl the Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot and Atlantic Immigration Pilot.

Eligible Industries for Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot

Certified industries are organized by the North American Trade Classification System (N.A.I.C.S).

Meat product manufacturing (N.A.I.C.S 3116)

  • Retail butchers (NOC B 6331)
  • Industrial butchers (NOC C 9462)
  • Meals processing laborers (NOC D 9617)
  • Farm supervisors and specialised livestock staff (NOC B 8252)

Greenhouse, floriculture manufacturing, and nursery, comprising mushroom manufacturing (NAICS 1114)

  • Farm supervisors and specialised livestock staff (NOC B 8252)
  • Normal farm staff (NOC C 8431)
  • Harvesting laborers (NOC D 8611)

Animal manufacturing which excludes aquaculture (N.A.I.C.S 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124 or 1129)

  • Farm supervisors and specialised livestock staff (NOC B 8252)
  • Normal farm staff (NOC C 8431)

Utility Limits by Certified Job

The Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot highlights yearly utility limits for particular person eligible occupations.


Annual Utility Restrict

Farm supervisor or specialised livestock employee (NOC B 8252)


Industrial butcher (NOC C 9462) or retail butcher (NOC B 6331)


Meals processing labourer (NOC D 9617)


Normal farm employee (NOC C 8431)


Harvesting labourer (NOC D 8611)


Applicant Necessities for Agri-Meals Immigration Pilot

  • 12 months of non-seasonal, full-time Canadian work expertise within the previous three years within the Non permanent Immigrant Employee Program, in an appropriate occupation.
  • CLB stage four in English or French in all four language skills.
  • Schooling at a highschool stage or increased (Canadian equal).
  • Indeterminate employment provide for non-seasonal, full-time work in Canada, Quebec exterior, at or above the common wage.
  • The demanded settlement funds for candidates and dependents, except beforehand working in Canada.

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