On July 14, 2023, a new Canada–United Kingdom (UK) Youth Mobility Arrangement was announced.
The new arrangement builds on an existing youth mobility partnership that began in 2008 and includes a number of improvements:
- The eligibility age will expand from 18 to 30 to 18 to 35.
- Two new streams—International Co-op (Internship) and Young Professionals—will be added to complement the existing Working Holiday category for UK nationals visiting Canada.
- The total period that participants will be able to stay will increase from 2 to 3 years.
Canada and the UK anticipate implementing the new arrangement in 2024.
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