The permanent residency status in Canada is granted to an individual who is not the citizen of the country, but grants them the right to live and work in the country.
Permanent residents are issued a permanent residency card which has a validity of 5 years or till the time the travel document or passport expires. An immigrant can apply for citizenship within the 3rd year of this 5 year period.
Canadian PR not only just provides a PR status to an immigrant; it also provides various facilities which are similar to that of the citizens of the nation like social benefits & health coverage.
Moreover, all the permanent residents are protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom which is granted to citizens of the country exclusively.
Canadian government has provided various pathways or routes to every immigrant to keep them in hunt in the immigration process.
Every professional has a role to play in Canadian economy and due to lack of skilled workers in the country, the country wants more and more immigrants to contribute towards its growth.