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Age Limit: Squamish Businesses and Sky Corridor

age limit: The change means that more Australians would be qualified to work across Canada, according to Vancouver Courier. The Sea to Sky Corridor especially Whistler relies heavily on workers from Australia. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced on Aug. 28 that young adults from both countries aged 18 to 35 will be able to work and travel through the International Experience Canada program.article continues below Trending Storiesrelated Help desperately wanted Squamish businesses held back by lack of staff From late-night buses to living wages how to tackle Vancouver's restaurant staff shortage Help wanted as Vancouver hollows out Previously, the age limit for the program was 30. Amidst local business owners' frequent complaints of staffing shortages, this move could help alleviate the problem. There are three categories of participation under the program Working Holiday participants receive open work permits that allow them to work anywhere in the host country, to support their travels. The age cap increase works both ways, meaning more Canadians will be eligible to work and travel in Australia. ( As reported in the news.