Express Entry to be launched in January 2015

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Settlement & Community News

The Express Entry electronic application management system will apply to four existing economic programs: the Federal Skilled Worker Program, Federal Skilled Trades Program, Canadian Experience Class, and a portion of the Provincial Nominee Program. Through Express Entry, eligible overseas applicants in one of the above mentioned federal immigration programs will be placed into a pool from which employers who cannot find a Canadian or permanent resident for the job, will be able to choose qualified candidates to meet Canada’s economic and labour market needs. Moreover, new and improved Job Bank will help facilitate matches between Canadian employers and Express Entry candidates.

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