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Canada’s fast-track program for skilled foreign workers picks up pace as global talent competition heats up

This is part two of The Logic’s in-depth series exploring how Canada is faring in the global competition for tech talent, as economies reopen and companies and governments jockey for advantage in a remote-work world. Read the rest of the series here.

Canada’s fast-track program for highly skilled foreign workers is picking up again following a COVID-19-induced slowdown. While more companies have embraced remote work during the pandemic, startup and scale-up executives say they will continue to bring new hires from around the world to them. In the fevered and ever-more global competition for tech talent, location still matters.

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