Will Women be in the majority for Canadian Immigration in 2023

Last Updated On : January 13 , 2023

IRCC always works for Canada's financial growth and prosperity. To move a step ahead, the Government of Canada announced the renewal of up to $5.8 million in funding until 2025 for 10 projects supported by the Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot.
A new study found that men's contribution to GDP is higher than women's, but that of women is rising faster. Women's contribution to the gross domestic product is increasing. – By StatsCan plus
The Canadian government is always looking for and announcing programs to end gender-based violence for all newcomers. Programs announced by IRCC focused on the following:
>>Growth in the skills of Immigrants.
>>Increasing confidence and self-sufficiency.

Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot

Through this program IRCC Focus on the following goals.

· Promises better candidates and faster hiring.
· Proper job counseling.
· Providing foreign skill worker enhancement.
· Work on barriers faced by racialized newcomer women.

Extensions to Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot projects:

IRCC has announced 21 projects under Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot program, some of which have been achieved. The Federal government is providing $2.1 million to extend support for 11 Projects which help newcomer women to settle in Canada as a newcomer.

Job Ready programs for newcomer women in Canada:

Rewarding career for women in Canada

After the announcement of Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot, a Halifax organization (MetroWorks) created the Deep Roots job readiness program for all immigrants. The program helps the participants by providing the followings:

· Develop skills and abilities in a Canadian work context.
· Job readiness training.
· Employment-related workshops.
· Job counseling to help break down barriers.

Economic Contribution in Canada By Women Vs Men:

Skill Enhancement Programs for Women Immigrants

Program Province Details
Access Community Capital Fund Toronto Helps clients launch small businesses in Canada through the Women’s Business Accelerator program
New Circles Community Services Toronto Helps develop the skills needed to integrate into the Canadian labour market
Newcomer Kitchen Toronto Imparting entrepreneurial education to newcomer women in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).
Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Winnipeg The program is comprised of four 6-week training modules on professional sewing, cooking, child care and cleaning.
MetroWorks Halifax Common Roots Urban Farms and other social enterprises to develop women’s skills and abilities in a Canadian work context.
Umoja Operation Compassion Society Surrey (British Columbia) Participants attend a 12-week program to build confidence, improve soft skills, and develop or enhance basic computer skills applicable to the office.
Women’s Economic Council Burnaby(British Columbia) It aims to better understand how business, co-operative and social enterprise development services can be improved by collaborating with community partners to make systemic changes.
Young Women’s Christian Association Vancouver This program is internationally trained professionals with IT backgrounds with securing jobs.

Is Canada secure for newcomer women Immigrants?

There are settlement organizations committed to preventing violence against women in all its forms. Organizations work with newcomers so they can protect themselves from abusive or vulnerable situations and heal themselves afterwards. The Canadian government has a national strategy to end gender-based violence, so new women immigrants should not face any complications in Canada. The Strategy's initiatives are organized across three pillars:

[1] Preventing gender-based violence
[2] Supporting survivors and their families
[3] Promoting responsive legal and justice systems

There are six federal departments and agencies that received funding for specific initiatives:

1.Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE)
2.Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
3.Public Safety Canada (PS)
4.Department of National Defence (DND)
5.Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
6.Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Members in Parliament for Women and Gender Equality:

The Canadian government has always been providing services to immigrants to ensure a joyous life in Canada. The Canadian Parliament passes laws that affect all Canadians. Department for Women and Gender Equality to assist the Minister responsible for all matters relating to women and gender equality.

Frances McRae

Deputy Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Youth Frances McRae served as Chief Administrative Officer at the RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] before joining the Parliament of Canada.

Jenna Sudds

The Honourable Jenna Sudds, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, has supported programs for women that affect positive changes.

Frances McRae

The Honourable Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, Marci Len a fully devoted to her work.


Government announces new initiatives to help racialized newcomer women succeed in Canada.
The Gender-Based Violence Strategy.
Women’s contribution to gross domestic product is increasing.

Frequently Ask Questions :

Public sector industries are mostly chosen where women's GDP contribution is highest. Women accounted for 54% of all Canadian caregivers.

There are many opportunities all over Canada, but In Yukon, Women generate the highest GDP for the Country and second in Alberta.

Health Sector is looking for newcomers in Canada, and on recent draws of most provinces, they have sent ITAs to health sector workers with priority.