The Destination Employment program helps newcomers to Canada gain meaningful employment in Canadian hotels, giving them the experience they need to build a successful future in Canada.
This initiative is a win-win for both hoteliers and newcomers to Canada. Hoteliers are faced with an existing problem filling the job vacancies they already have, and newcomers to Canada need opportunities to find employment once they settle in Canada.
In addition, the program is a win for the Government of Canada, as it provides a new approach to help integrate newcomers (including refugees) and creates an opportunity for them to obtain their first Canadian workplace experience. The program may also be replicated in other areas of the tourism sector or in other sectors of the economy looking for labour.
To be eligible for this program, you must reside in Canada and are either: