New Zealand has a social impact worker visa program. What can Canada learn?

Global perspectives for pandemic recovery

Why It Matters

Post-pandemic, Canada will be left with massive social challenges requiring unprecedented levels of innovation to overcome. Enlisting help from elsewhere in the world could boost the country’s recovery — if New Zealand’s social impact visa program is an indication.

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