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Canada Increases Intake Under the Federal Skilled Worker Program

Federal Skilled Worker Program

On May 1, 2014, the Government of Canada implemented major changes to the Federal Skilled Worker Class. Under new policy, the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism substantially increased the number of applications to 25000 in the reference year with a quota of 1000 applications in each of the 50 new High Demand Occupations. “This represents outstanding economic opportunities for many ... Read More »

Quebec Immigration High Demand Occupation List–August 1, 2013

Quebec Immigration Overview

On August 1, 2013, the Quebec Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities implemented new areas of training list which enumerates a wider range of studies awarding points to applicants and a spouse or de facto spouse for diplomas acquired outside Quebec or obtained in Quebec or recognized as Quebec equivalent. The new program seeks to select candidates with the highest ... Read More »

Canada Family Sponsorship Immigration

Family Sponsorship Immigration

If you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, age 18 or over, you can sponsor certain family members to become Canadian permanent residents. If you become a permanent resident, you can live, study and work in Canada. If you sponsor a relative to come to Canada as a permanent resident, you are responsible for supporting your ... Read More »