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Federal Skilled Worker Program to Re-Open May 4, 2013

According to this news release from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney has announced that the Federal Skilled Worker program will re-open with several changes.  The changes made to the program were in an effort to ensure the program attracts the kind of workers Canada needs. New Official Changes to […]

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New Skilled Worker Point System For Canadian Permanent Residence in 2013

The Federal Skilled Worker Program was suspended this year, but it is expected to re-open in January 2013. When it re-opens, meaning when the government begins accepting applications again, there will be some changes to the points system. These changes were expected to be announced in October, but that was delayed. However, the government has […]

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New Canadian Visa Rules Prefer a Skilled Worker Over an Unskilled Worker

With its low birth rate and an ageing baby boomer generation, Canada faces a labour shortage in the coming years. The Canadian government, however, is taking steps to avoid this problem. It has constituted new rules which give preference to younger immigrants over older ones, after government studies showed that older immigrants found it tougher […]

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