Category Archives: language skills

Top 6 questions asked about Express Entry

  We frequently receive emails, comments to our web site and phone calls about the Express Entry system. Of course, we don’t have time to answer every question, so we have put together the top 6 questions asked about Express … Continue reading

Posted in BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), Canadian Experience Class (CEC), Express Entry, Federal Skilled Trades Program, Federal Skilled Trades Worker, federal skilled worker, Federal Skilled Worker Program, IELTS, Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), language skills, provincial nominee program | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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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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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Study: Learning Canadian Culture/Customs, Not Just Language, Essential for Immigrants’ Success

A study released on Thursday finds that the success of Canada’s immigrants rests not just on their English and French language skills, but also their knowledge of Canadian culture. The study authors, Tracey Derwing and Erin Waugh, advise that the language … Continue reading

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