IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

Effective 1 July 2011, the government of Canada has capped the number of applications it considers for the Skilled Worker Program. Under the new regime, a total of 10'000 applications shall be considered. In addition, no more than 500 applications will be considered for each of the 29 priority occupations.
 
The restriciton compares to a total of 13'800 applications Canada Immigration and Cititzenship reported for the year prior to the change.

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