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Canadian Immigration News Briefs for Mid-April 2012

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The following is a summary of developments concerning Canadian Citizenship and Immigration that took place or were announced over the last two weeks.

New Federal Skilled Worker Category to be Created for Skilled Trades

The Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Jason Kenney, announced today plans to streamline the application process for skilled tradespersons seeking entry to Canada. >>Read more…

New Procedures Announced to Assess Foreign Credentials

On 28 March 2012, Jason Kenney, the Canadian Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism, announced major changes to the ways in which foreign skilled workers will have their education credentials assessed before arriving to Canada. >>Read more…