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  1. Either underrepresented or actually not a lot of imgs got called for interviews in the 2nd iteration. I know The QC programs didn’t respond.
  2. Do you realize that IMGs who are allowed to apply for residency training should either be: 1- Canadian Citizen 2- Canadian permanent resident. We are tax payers as much as yourself ! We invest money in Our country ! Discrimination against IMGs should be against everything that Canada represents! For your surprise as well there is very little difference in rights between a « Canadian » and a permanent resident (quoting https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/new-immigrants/pr-card/understand-pr-status.html ) What permanent residents can
  3. Most of them do ! Except the ones that choose first to live in Canada (because of the advantages which are incomparable to anywhere else) then look to be licensed.
  4. So if the solution is that simple, why do you think people immigrate to Canada in the first place? If their country of origine would actually give them and their kids good quality of life and education ?! My thought process is, since most immigrant doctors want to practice here, Why not put together a system/program that helps IMGs get an equivalent training before residency? Quebec started doing one for the residents of QC and it’s a genius concept imo.
  5. I’m surprised 1- by how little do you know about IMGs and their situation in Canada, 2- by the condescending tone to other doctors just because they didn’t have the same « education » as you. I won’t be defending my situation here but just few notes fyi ... - There are thousands of internationally trained doctors who live here in Canada. (It’s an immigration country). We are not here for the medicine, most of us live here to have a better life for our families and kids, we just happen to be very skilled doctors. It would make totally no sense at all that skilled persons live in a s
  6. So what does it mean for a program to be competitive?
  7. It just surprises me that some programs would rather have all their positions unfilled than rank IMGs...
  8. I’m an IMG. So .... ?? May be if someone was in the same situation?
  9. I have a question, if anyone went through this can help me out. I was unmatched today yet some of the programs I applied to were unfilled. My question is If i’m applying again to the second iteration, what changed ? My application is pretty much the same ... so what should I do to get matched in the 2nd iteration?
  10. Any IMG applying to FM - french programs (Laval - Sherbrooke - UdeM) got an interview invite ?
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