2020-03-14 – Alberta's provincial government will develop a new immigration strategy including two entrepreneur streams to help plug labour market gaps and create jobs.

The Alberta Advantage Immigration Strategy, highlighted in the recently-released provincial budget, will include a new Foreign Graduate Entrepreneur Program alongside the new Startup Visa Stream.

Both will work alongside the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.

"One of the biggest barriers to growth in Alberta's digital economy is a shortage of people with relevant skills and experience," the budget statement said.

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