Yes, this has been announced by Canada immigration minister Chris Alexander.
Canada Express Entry in 2015—In January 2015, Canada will be introducing its Express Entry model. As per the details, Canada’s Express Entry model or ‘Expression of Interest’ is going to be called ‘Express Entry’. It’s a new immigration model for Canada to be launched next year.
Canada will introduce its Express Entry system in January next year. It’s a new immigration model for economic immigration.
Its being considered as a big step for transformation of the immigration system of Canada.
Fast, flexible immigration for filling open jobs--Express Entry is being hoped to make Canada’s immigration process more flexible and fast and also fulfill the dynamic labor and economic requirements of Canada, revealed Canada immigration department-CIC(Citizenship and Immigration Canada).
Its being maintained that the latest Express Entry system will help in filling of open Canada jobs for which Canadians are not available.
What is Express Entry system—Well, Canada’s Express Entry program happens to be an economic immigration model allowing active recruitment of aspiring immigrants rather than just depending on the applications of those wanting to come to Canada. Canada’s Express Entry program is an electronic application management procees. It is going to be applicable to just four of the current economic programs.
These immigration programs are—
Federal Skilled Trades program;
Federal Skilled Worker Program;
Canadian Experience Class;
A portion fo Provincial Nominee Program.
A pool will be created of foreigners meeting the eligibility requirements for any of Canada’s federal immigration schemes. Employers will be allowed to pick applications meeting their requirements provided they can’t get a Canada citizen or Canada permanent resident for the vacant Canada job.