Canada’s Newfoundland & Labrador: $11M Ukraine Job Connect Ensures Housing & Jobs for Ukrainians

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Canada Immigration News from the Provincial News Newfoundland and Labrador released on 24/05/2023: Provincial Government Launches Ukraine Job Connect with $11 Million to Secure Housing and Jobs for Ukrainians Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this special edition of Immigration news from Provincial News, Newfoundland and Labrador. This news was released by the government on 24/05/2023. I am coming to you from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 26/05/2023 The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills, in partnership with the Association for New Canadians, announced more than $11 million for a suite of housing and employment supports to assist Ukrainians to settle and raise families in Newfoundland and Labrador. This announcement, to support the nearly 2,800 Ukrainians in the province, includes additional housing supports and the new Ukraine Job Connect initiative to support employers in hiring Ukrainians and boost the province’s overall employment. Housing and settlement supports being offered to Ukrainians include: Launching an innovative, province-wide homestay hosting program. Approved host families will receive $1,000 monthly for up to five months for hosting Ukrainians; Moving expense assistance of $2,000 for Ukrainians leaving temporary accommodations who are moving to leased accommodations in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan area, $4,000 for outside the St. John’s area, and $6,000 for Labrador; A $3 million call for proposals for innovative housing projects for Ukrainians, such as: Repurposing vacant property; Housing repair and maintenance assistance; and Co-housing initiatives; and Expanding access to conversational English classes and workplace-based English support for Ukrainians. The Association for New Canadians continues to compile a database of available housing throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Homeowners with vacant properties can register their housing with the Association for New Canadians by contacting or 709-325-0881. If you need assistance to participate in Provincial or Federal programs or assistance after selection, please contact us Good luck! Welcome to this weekly video update on PNP news brought to you by IRC News. We understand the importance of staying informed about Canadian job opportunities, data analysis, and immigration news, and that’s why we’re here to provide you with the latest information. To further your understanding of becoming a Canadian Permanent Resident, we invite you to watch our free online YouTube videos at Our Canadian Authorized Representative also conducts a free Q&A session every Friday to answer any questions you may have. For more information and Zoom meeting credentials, please visit It’s important to note that the Canadian Government regulates who can charge fees for immigration services, so we recommend following the link for more information. If you’re looking for a free evaluation of your Canada PR application, please visit To stay updated with our latest news, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We appreciate your support and hope you’ve found this video informative. If you liked this news, please like the video and to receive notifications about more Canadian job positions, please subscribe to our channel.