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Program: Caregiver Program

program: Now a mother of three, she gets help from a Filipino live-in caregiver, according to Toronto Star. Despite the many reincarnations through the years, the foreign caregiver program has been an integral part of Canadian immigration since women from England, Ireland and Finland were granted permanent residence in the early 1900s to come as nannies, nursemaids and governesses. Her family had two Filipino nurses taking turns to look after their late grandmother. With Ottawa set to start public consultations on the future of the caregiver program, Canadian families say the demand for foreign caregivers, especially in suburban Canada, is as great as ever. The news has raised questions among families and caregivers about the future of the popular program. react-empty 180 We have an aging population and are caught up in a generation where our parents are still working and our kids can't rely on their grandparents, said Mukherjee of Markham. Read more Canada's immigration program for migrant caregivers under review Article Continued Below Number of migrant caregivers becoming permanent residents plummets after federal changes Liberals plan to reduce permanent resident backlog for caregivers Earlier this month, the federal government announced the current caregiver program will expire in November 2019 after a five-year run. ( As reported in the news.