Jul 15, 2023
By Kathy Hyde
Some Hong Kongers will soon find it easier to become permanent residents of Canada.
Starting August 15th, Ottawa says it will remove all educational requirements for Hong Kongers, who have at least a year of work experience in Canada.
The move effectively opens pathways for people of all ages, instead of the current focus on students and recent graduates.
B-C immigration consultant Ken Tin Lok Wong says he had some clients who were ready to pack their bags and leave, but they now feel like they’ve hit the jackpot. .
Immigration consultants say they’ve been flooded with inquiries since the announcement.