ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Nov 2013

In November 2013, the government of Canada announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

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Inception date: 09 Nov 2013 | Removal date: 09 Oct 2014
Still in force

Labour market access

On November 9, 2013, the Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that in the period November 9, 2013 - October 31, 2014 Canada is introducing a new cap of a maximum of 12,000 individuals on the number of permanent residence applications it will accept under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program. Applicants with managerial, professional, skilled trade, or technical occupation, and demonstrated language proficiency are eligible under the CEC programme.

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