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Canada Invites 1,768 Candidates in Latest IEC Draws

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Canada Invites 1,768 Candidates in Latest IEC Draws

Over the past week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held new draws in the pools of International Experience Canada (IEC), inviting 1,768 young foreigners to apply for open work permits. The draws, conducted from June 3 to June 9, reflect Canada’s ongoing commitment to welcoming international youth and fostering cultural and professional exchange.

As of June 9, a total of 34,016 candidates were registered in the IEC pool, awaiting their invitations to apply (ITA). This round of invitations saw diverse participation from various countries, showcasing the global interest in Canada’s IEC program.

Here is the breakdown of ITAs issued by country:

  • Australia: 230 ITAs
  • Austria: 9 ITAs
  • Belgium: 7 ITAs
  • Chile: 3 ITAs
  • Croatia: 5 ITAs
  • Czech Republic: 15 ITAs
  • Denmark: 8 ITAs
  • Estonia: 4 ITAs
  • Finland: 5 ITAs
  • France: 172 ITAs
  • Germany: 89 ITAs
  • Greece: 8 ITAs
  • Hong Kong: 8 ITAs
  • Ireland: 79 ITAs
  • Italy: 85 ITAs
  • Japan: 175 ITAs
  • Korea: 232 ITAs
  • Latvia: 2 ITAs
  • Lithuania: 7 ITAs
  • Luxembourg: 1 ITA
  • Netherlands: 3 ITAs
  • New Zealand: 57 ITAs
  • Norway: 4 ITAs
  • Poland: 24 ITAs
  • Portugal: 20 ITAs
  • Slovakia: 8 ITAs
  • Slovenia: 4 ITAs
  • Spain: 70 ITAs
  • Sweden: 6 ITAs
  • Switzerland: 3 ITAs
  • Taiwan: 13 ITAs
  • United Kingdom: 412 ITAs
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The IEC program, which includes the Working Holiday, Young Professionals, and International Co-op categories, offers young individuals from participating countries the opportunity to live and work in Canada temporarily. This program not only enhances cultural exchange but also helps address labor market needs in various sectors across Canada.

In 2024, Canada has issued a total of 85,147 ITAs under the IEC program, reflecting the high demand and popularity of this initiative among international youth. These opportunities allow young people to gain valuable work experience, explore Canada, and contribute to the country’s economy.

The IEC draws continue to be a key component of Canada’s immigration strategy, promoting diversity and international collaboration. As IRCC continues to issue invitations, aspiring applicants are encouraged to stay updated on draw results and prepare their applications to seize this unique opportunity to experience Canada.

For more information and updates on the IEC program, candidates can visit the official IRCC website.

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