Government of Canada’s new Policy Announcement
IRCC announced that as of January 27, 2021, foreign nationals in Canada affected by the pandemic with an expired or expiring PGWP will have a unique chance to apply for another open work permit. These will be valid for 18 months and allow former international students to remain in Canada, continue to seek employment and build their future in this country.
Applications will be accepted until July 27, 2021. Read a full, official news release at IRCC’s new Announcement.