Express Entry is the new system used by Canada to select Skilled Workers and Skilled Trade Workers. It is still a points system but the way the program works and the allocation of points has drastically changed
As of January 2015, Canada has a new system to manage how people apply to this program. It is called Express Entry.
The Federal Skilled Trades Program is for those who want to become permanent residents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.
An applicant must have work experience in a specific skilled trade and meet some specific requirements.
The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) is a program where temporary foreign workers or foreign students, after having acquired skilled work experience in Canada, are eligible to apply for Permanent Residence in Canada, as long as they meet certain conditions.
Quebec has a special agreement with the Government of Canada on immigration. The province has its own rules for choosing immigrants who will adapt well to living there.
To apply as a skilled worker in Quebec, you must satisfy some confitions.
Offer of employment – Skilled immigrants (Express Entry)
CIC officers must be convinced that you will be capable of doing the work you are offered. If the job is regulated in Canada, officers must also be convinced that you will likely qualify to be licensed or certified by the relevant regulatory body once you are in Canada.
Sponsored spouses or partners must now live together in a legitimate relationship with their sponsor for two years from the day they receive permanent residence status in Canada.
If you are a spouse or partner being sponsored to come to Canada, this applies to you if you satisfy the following conditions.
Canada welcomes successful business people seeking entrepreneurial opportunities. The Business Class Immigrant program is designed to attract business immigrants who have abilities and resources to invest or establish business in Canada and make a positive contribution to the Canadian economy.
They may accomplish this by applying their capital and know-how to Canadian business ventures, which will create jobs for Canadians and help the Canadian economy. The Self-employed category facilitates the entry of individuals who can contribute towards Canada's cultural and artistic life.
Live-in caregivers are individuals who are qualified to provide care for children, elderly persons or persons with disabilities in private homes without supervision. Live-in caregivers must live in the private home where they work in Canada.
The Federal Government of Canada is responsible for issuing immigrant visas (permanent residence) to applicants. The Federal has several well known schemes for aspiring immigrants to apply and immigrate to Canada.
A self-employed person is a foreign national who has relevant experience and has the intention and ability to be self-employed in Canada and to make a significant contribution to cultural activities, athletics or the purchase and management of a farm in Canada.
Thousands of students come to Canada each year for their studies. Foreign students bring a rich culture to Canadian classrooms. Their knowledge and skills are more than welcome to Canada.