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NEW FEDERAL SKILLED WORKER PROGRAM TO TAKE EFFECT MAY 4, 2013—NOW IS THE TIME FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS TO GET STARTED!

On July 1, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada placed a temporary pause on accepting new Federal Skilled Worker Applications for Permanent Residence in Canada for processing. On December 19, 2012, Jason Kenney, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, announced that the Government of Canada will start accepting Federal Skilled Worker Applications, again, on May […]

Federal Skilled Trades Class Launch Date Formally Announced

On Monday, December 10, 2012, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced the January 2, 2013 launch of a new Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP). In order to qualify under the FSTP, applicants will need to: 1. have an offer of employment in Canada or a certificate of qualification from a province or territory […]

CIC NOT ACCEPTING FEDERAL SKILLED WORKER APPLICATIONS UNTIL JANUARY 2013; MORATORIUM ON INVESTOR AND ENTREPRENEUR APPLICATIONS CONTINUES

Today, Thursday, June 28, 2012, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney made a major announcement in a speech he gave to the C.D. Howe Institute in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Prior to today’s announcement, Citizenship and Immigration Canada had indicated that if a new General Occupations (Demand) List for the Federal Skilled Worker Class was […]

Permanent Resident Card Has New Look, Enhanced Security Features

Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced the implementation of the redesigned permanent resident card, which will be in circulation beginning today. “Thanks to state-of-the-art security features, this redesigned permanent resident card will help prevent the fraudulent use of Canada’s immigration documents and protect the integrity of our immigration system,” said Minister Kenney. “The […]