Archive | April, 2014

New caps for Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs, and Canadian Experience Class

News Source: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=841339 On April 26, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will issue a new set of Ministerial Instructions to immigration officers regarding the processing of applications to the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Effective May 1, 2014, the following measures will be in […]

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Statement by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development

News Source: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=1&nid=842269&crtr.tp1D=980 April 24, 2014 — Ottawa, Ontario — Employment and Social Development Canada Our Government has been clear: Canadians must have the first chance at available jobs. We have repeatedly warned employers that the Temporary Foreign Worker Program must only be used as a last and limited resort when Canadians are not available. […]

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