Category Archives: priority occupations list

Two Occupations in Canadian Immigration Program Reach Sub-Cap

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the mainstay of Canadian economic class immigration, has reached the maximum allowable applications in two of the 24 eligible occupations. The FSWP has a cap of 5,000 total applications, and a sub-cap of 300 applications per occupation, for the period between May 4, 2013, and April 30, 2014. Applications exceed either the total cap, […]

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Immigration Canada Announces A Priority Occupations List for Federal Skilled Worker Program

After months of speculation that the new Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) would not have a priority occupations list, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has officially announced that the program will in fact have a priority occupations list when it starts taking applications on May 4th of this year. CIC issued the notice on March 1st, and warned applicants who […]

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Expert Roundtable Submits Report on Immigration to Ontario Government

A 13-member expert roundtable, appointed seven months ago by the government of Ontario to advise the province on the development of a provincial immigration strategy, submitted its report yesterday, and it includes 32 recommendations for the province. The key recommendations of the report are: Aiming to increase the proportion of economic class immigrants, meaning those who immigrate through skilled worker […]

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