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How Global Talent Stream targets world’s best tech workers | Colin Singer

Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 8:21 AM | By Colin Singer

Rewind to 2016 and Canada’s technology industry was struggling to hire the best skilled workers to help startup businesses grow. Then along came the Global Talent Stream (GTS).

The all-too common story saw businesses identify international skilled workers, start the paperwork, but the processing would take so long, the in-demand talent would be lured elsewhere.

The business community asked the federal government to do some thing about it.

Fast-forward to 2018 and a year since the Global Talent Stream launched, work permits for the most in-demand...