Applying for permanent residency through a work permit is very common and can be done through:
5 Main Immigration Pathways for Canadian Permanent Residency
The Express Entry system manages permanent residency applications for permanent for immigrants who can fill jobs where there is a lack of available skilled Canadian workers through specific economic immigration programs.
Canada offers tremendous opportunities to foreigners who come with business intentions. Canada’s business immigration is for newcomers who have experience in owning, managing, or investing in businesses.
Family sponsorship is a way to reunite families in Canada. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can sponsor their family members to immigrate to Canada through several sponsorship programs.
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is an immigration program
aimed to help temporary foreign workers and foreign students already in Canada to apply their work experience and education toward their Canada PR applications.
The Provincial Nominee Programs are for those who have the skills, education, and work experience to fill labor shortages in Canada. Each province and territory has its own streams that target students, business people, and workers.