2,172 candidates invited in the International Experience Canada program
Last week Canada invited 2,172 candidates in the streams of International Experience Canada (IEC) program. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued Invitations to Apply (ITA) to the candidates in the Working Holiday stream from such countries as Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. Candidates from each of those pools got at least 100 ITAs. The Working Holiday and Young Professionals pools for candidates from Chile and the Hong Kong Working Holiday pool received 50 additional spots. The Taiwanese Working Holiday pool was increased for 200 additional spots. IRCC also seriously increased the quota for Working Holiday pool for France - 7,750 additional spots have been added. As of May 17, 2019, IRCC issued 86,460 ITAs in this program since the beginning of the year.