Category Archives: Skilled Worker Applications

Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program

(Below is a transcription of this video) Question; I’m an electrician from Ireland. My family and I would like to immigrate to Canada. What do I need to know? You should take a look at the Federal Skilled Trades Program. Understanding the Federal Skilled Worker Program This is a new immigration category designed for skilled […]

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Canada Recruites Skilled Workers While United States Misses Out

Canada.com recently published the story of Paul Thomas, an American mechanic who had fallen on hard times due to the state of the United States economy. He’d taken a huge pay cut, had filed for bankruptcy, his house was in foreclosure and he was having difficulty finding a job. But then Canada came calling, offering […]

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New Skilled Worker Program List – Opens May 4, 2013

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is a Canadian immigration stream that offers permanent residency to individuals who are able to immigrate to Canada based on their own credentials, including age, language proficiency, education level and their work experience. To qualify for this immigration stream, the work experience must be in a certain occupation. The Federal […]

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Federal Skilled Worker Program Updated Occupation List For 2013

The wait is finally over for the new eligible occupations under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) that will be effective May 4, 2013. New Requirements under the 2013 Federal Skilled Worker Program While Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will not be accepting applications for the 24 eligible occupations until May 4, 2013, there are some new […]

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NOC Job List for the Skilled Worker Program

The Federal Skilled Worker Program was temporarily halted a while ago so that the lengthy immigration backlog could be cleared up. Now that the backlog has been cleared quite a bit, the government is reopening the Federal Skilled Worker Program on May 4th, 2013. However, the program will only be open for 24 different occupations. […]

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Changes to the job list for the Federal Skilled Worker Program – Opening soon!

As you may have read, a significant backlog of immigration applications caused the Canadian government to put a temporary stop of accepting applications. However, the government is going to start accepting applications for the Federal Skilled Worker Program, as soon as May 4th, 2013! However the government will only be accepting applications for certain occupations, […]

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Coming to Canada as a Skilled Worker: Changes to the job categories

Exciting news! Citizenship and Immigration Canada has re-opened the Federal Skilled Worker Program, and will begin accepting applications on May 4th, 2013. There is a cap of 5,000 applications over the next year of 300 per occupation, of which there are 24. The PhD program has a cap of 1,000, while there are cap exceptions […]

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Permanent Residents Suing Government For Terminating Their Applications: Federal Court Dismisses Case

Last year, the Federal Government decided that in order to eliminate a growing backlog of permanent residency applications that was causing some applications to take almost a decade to be processed, they would just get rid of some of the applications that were clogging up the system. Unfortunately, some of the people whose applications were […]

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Canadian Skilled Worker Job List

The Federal Skilled Worker Program just re-launched, and we are often asked what jobs qualify for this program. The jobs are found on a list called the NOC job list, or the National Occupation Classification. This list of jobs ensures that the definitions of various occupations around Canada are the same across the board, and […]

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More US and UK citizens to immigrate Canada

The amount of people from the United Kingdom and the United States who immigrate to Canada every year has been increasing over the last few years. Canada has plenty to offer foreign nationals from all over the world, including jobs.  In fact, new changes to Canadian immigration programs may result in even more United States […]

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