CBC News: Quebec foreign students hoping to settle in province feel ‘abandoned’ by CAQ reforms


November 6, 2019 - Less than a minute read

By Benjamin Shingler

Students from around the world went to the National Assembly Tuesday to deliver a message to the Coalition Avenir Québec government: let us stay.

Criticism is mounting over the government’s decision to tighten the rules to a program that fast-tracks immigration for recent graduates of Quebec post-secondary institutions, as well as those who have stayed in the province on work permits.

The changes to the Quebec experience program (PEQ) have left thousands of people hoping to settle in Quebec without a clear path forward.

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