M-44 PERMANENT RESIDENCY FOR TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS (MAIN MOTION AS AMENDED)
(b) examining evidence and data gathered from recent programs such as Temporary Resident to Permanent Resident Pathway, Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP), Rural and Northern Immigration Program (RNIP), Agri-Food Pilot, and Provincial Nominee Process (PNP);
(c) incorporating data on the labour market and skills shortages to align policy on the immigrant selection with persistent labour gaps;
(d) assessing ways to increase geographic distribution of immigration and encourage immigrant retention in smaller communities, as well as increase Francophone immigration outside Quebec;
(e) identifying mechanisms for ensuring flexibility in immigration-selection tools to react quickly to changes in labour market needs and regional economic priorities; and
(f) specifically considering occupations and essential sectors that are underrepresented in current economic immigration programs, such as health services, caregivers, agriculture, manufacturing, service industry, trades, and transportation.