MORE FILIPINO NURSES TO HIRE IN CANADA
Canada is hiring more Filipino healthcare workers.
In a courtesy call to the Department of Migrant Workers. Manitoba Minister of Labour and Immigration Jon Reyes has expressed in hiring of more skilled Filipino health professionals under a new program that would financially support Filipino nurses which include the provision of airfare, accomodation, training and among others.
The proposed scholarship fund forFilipino nursing students who wish to work in Canada was also dicussed during the meeting.
According to the Philippine Embassy in Canada, as of April 2018, there are more than 900 thousand Filipinos working and staying in Canada which comprises almost 2.6 % of its national population.
Photo credit: COURTESY: DEPARTMENT OF MIGRANT WORKERS