Applying to immigrate to Canada as a Federal Skilled Worker: Beyond the 38 qualifying occupations

CIC News
Published: August 25, 2009

When Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Canada (CIMC) Minister Jason Kenney announced the details of the new Action Plan for Faster Immigration, which set new regulations for the Federal Skilled Worker program of Canadian immigration, the focus turned to a list of 38 qualifying occupations that determine a potential applicant’s eligibility to apply to immigrate under this program. However, there are two other ways to qualify as a Federal Skilled Worker that are not related to the 38 occupations at all.

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