Category Archives: Educational Credential Assessment (ECA)

Federal Skilled Worker Program Opens to Immigration Applicants

The federal government began accepting Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) applications on Saturday, marking an end to a nearly one year moratorium on the skilled worker program. The annual reset of the program’s quota was scheduled for July 1 2012, but … Continue reading

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Federal Skilled Worker Occupation List Released

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) today released the list of 24 occupations that will be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) when it launches next month on May 4th. Furthermore, four organizations designated to provide Educational Credential Assessments … Continue reading

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Immigration Canada Announces A Priority Occupations List for Federal Skilled Worker Program

After months of speculation that the new Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) would not have a priority occupations list, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has officially announced that the program will in fact have a priority occupations list when it … Continue reading

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Canadian Immigration Hopefuls Gearing Up For Launch of Federal Skilled Worker Program

The Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the mainstay of the Canadian government’s economic class immigration stream, last accepted applications on May 8th 2012, when the program’s 20,000 application cap for the July 1st 2011 to June 30th 2012 period was … Continue reading

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Canada’s Most Popular Immigration Program Will Not Have Priority List – Minister

A 140 character tweet from Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney last August may have answered one of the most pressing questions about the updated rules of the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) when it relaunches in May: will it … Continue reading

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New Federal Skilled Worker Program to Launch May 4 2013

Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced today that the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) will re-open on May 4 2013 with the new selection rules. CIC closed the FSWP to new applications in July 2012, saying it needed time to reduce … Continue reading

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