Canada is going to welcome increased number of immigrants in the year 2014. So, let’s see various immigration schemes in Canada and the latest rules to become applicable in the year 2014.
Canada is going to welcome around 240,000 to 265,000 new Canada permanent residents in the year 2014.
Canada Federal Skilled Worker Program—FSWP(Federal Skilled Worker Program) allows skilled foreign workers from different parts of the world to come to Canada. Selection is based on different factors including age, work experience, education, language proficiency and so on.
The best thing about this Canada immigration scheme is that any foreign worker does not need to possess any offer of job in Canada or any sponsorship from any Canada based relative.
This Canada immigration program has been thrown open in the month of May this year and is giving priority to language proficient and young immigrant applicants. Total number of job categories under the FSWP are 24 allowing professionals from health sector, engineering to several others.
PNP—PNPs(Provincial Nominee Programs) are meant for different Canada provinces to allows foreigners to come to Canada. Applicants are selected under PNP based on the requirements of the workforce of the concerned province in Canada.
And after arrival of foreigners in Canada province, they are presented with an offer of getting Canada permanent residency on the federal level. Yes, that’s quite true and a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to Canadian province.
Different set of rules and requirements are there for immigrants wanting to come to Canada under PNP.
Currently, Canadian provinces Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Yukon have their respective PNPs for allowing foreigners to come, live and work in Canada provinces.
SINP(Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program) offers farm owners, farm operators, health professionals, hospitality workers, long haul truck drivers and family members of residents in Saskatchewan to come and live in Saskatchewan.
So, if you happen to be a semi-skilled worker, you need to look towards Saskatchewan.
In addition, British Columbia, Yukon and Alberta are also a good fit for semi-skilled foreigners wanting to come to Canada. Similarly, British Columbia welcomes foreign business entrepreneurs ready to make investments in any British Columbia business by making an application under PNP.