Federal government to provide funding to speed up credentialing of 6,600 internationally educated health professionals

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The federal government has announced it will provide up to $86 million in funding to 15 organizations across Canada focused on increasing the amount of internationally educated health-care workers who are credentialed to work in Canada. “Honouring the professional credentials of newcomers is a compassionate and effective component of expanding Canada’s workforce,” Minister of Employment Randy Boissonnault said in the release. “The Foreign Credentials Recognition speeds up the accreditation for 6600 people, and is not only the right thing to do, but one of the best ways we can fill labour gaps, strengthen our healthcare system and grow our economy.” Read more…

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