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Canada spends $86M to accelerate health-care accreditation and address labour shortages

Posted on: January 26, 2024

The federal government announced an $86-million investment in health professional accreditation on Monday to address the labour shortage across the country.

“Without intervention, thousands more vacancies will appear and thousands more Canadians will not have access to quality health care,” said Randy Boissonnault, federal employment minister.

“The Foreign Credential Recognition Program is the solution, giving internationally educated health-care professionals accessible pathways to utilize their experience, strengthening the health-care system and boosting the economy.”

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