Starting from November 3, 2021, the Government of Quebec will accept applications for permanent immigration pilot programs until December 31, 2022, or until the province will reach the maximum number of applications. The maximum number of applications for the pilot program for food processing workers as well as orderlies is 600 applications each; for the pilot program for workers in artificial intelligence (AI), information technologies and visual effects (IT-VE) is 300 applications each, including a maximum of 150 non-Francophone candidates in each stream.