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Alberta Temporary Foreign Worker Pilot Extended

The provincial government of Alberta has announced that the Alberta Occupation-Specific Pilot for temporary foreign workers will be extended for another year, to July 31 2014. The pilot started in June 2011 and allows qualifying foreign nationals to receive special … Continue reading

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Program Trains Recent Canadian Immigrants for Oil and Gas Jobs

Canada’s shortage of workers with the skills needed to service its oil and gas industry and the higher than average unemployment rate of recent immigrants are both being addressed by a new Alberta program that provides oil drilling training for … Continue reading

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Alberta Temporary Worker Program to Expand List of Eligible Occupations

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and the provincial government of Alberta jointly announced this week that the Alberta temporary worker pilot program will be expanded to include more occupations. The pilot project began in June 2011 and issues special work … Continue reading

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