The higher educational institutions in PEI province are receiving $1.5 million from the Canadian central government along with locally funded institutions for attracting more of the international students to stay and work in the province.
The funds from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency’s Business Development Program would be very helpful for those who are looking for quality education along with the aim to settle in Canada itself. Along with this, this will support the program of “Study and Stay” which has tremendous potential to attract efficient professional workforce to drive economic growth of the region.
According to the statement released by Michael O’Grady, Vice President and head of recruitment, these programs are related to local and regional labour force requirements. Moreover, the crime rates in Prince Edward Island which will lend an upper hand to the international students and immigrants for security concerns.