More exciting news for everyone who have been waiting for the new Federal List to be announced. With twice as many jobs being eligible with twice the cap size, nowyou can federally immigrate to Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program(FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP) or the New CanadianExperience Class (CEC).

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·      Overall cap of 25,000 applications ineligible occupations stream

·      Cap of 500 applications for PhD eligibility stream

·Nolimit on applicants who have a valid job offer from a Canadian employer

·Sub-capsof 1,000 applications for each of the 50 eligible occupations below (their 2011National Occupational Classification (NOC)code is included in brackets):


1.     Senior managers – financial, communicationsand other business services (0013)

2.     Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.(0015)

3.     Financial managers (0111)

4.     Human resources managers (0112)

5.     Purchasing managers (0113)

6.     Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers (0121)

7.     Managers in health care (0311)

8.     Construction managers (0711)

9.     Home building and renovation managers (0712)

10.   Managers in natural resources production and fishing (0811)

11.   Manufacturing managers (0911)

12.   Financial auditors and accountants (1111)

13.   Financial and investment analysts (1112)

14.   Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers (1113)

15.   Other financial officers (1114)

16.   Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and publicrelations (1123)

17.   Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers (1212)

18.   Property administrators (1224)

19.   Geoscientists and oceanographers (2113)

20.   Civil engineers (2131)

21.   Mechanical engineers (2132)

22.   Electrical and electronics engineers (2133)

23.   Petroleum engineers (2145)

24.   Information systems analysts and consultants (2171)

25.   Database analysts and data administrators (2172)

26.   Software engineers and designers (2173)

27.   Computer programmers and interactive media developers (2174)

28.   Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (2232)

29.   Construction estimators (2234)

30.   Electrical and electronics engineering technologists andtechnicians (2241)

31.   Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics (2243)

32.   Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupationalhealth and safety (2263)

33.   Computer network technicians (2281)

34.   Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors (3011)

35.   Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses (3012)

36.   Specialist physicians (3111)

37.   General practitioners and family physicians (3112)

38.   Dietitians and nutritionists (3132)

39.   Audiologists and speech-language pathologists (3141)

40.   Physiotherapists (3142)

41.   Occupational therapists (3143)

42.   Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists (3214)

43.   Medical radiation technologists (3215)

44.   Medical sonographers (3216)

45.   Licensed practical nurses (3233)

46.   Paramedical occupations (3234)

47.   University professors and lecturers (4011)

48.   Psychologists (4151)

49.   Early childhood educators and assistants (4214)

50.   Translators, terminologists and interpreters (5125)


FederalSkilled Trades Program:

This program is for people who want to become permanentresidents based on being qualified in a skilled trade.

Overall cap of 5,000 applications

All 90 skilled trades from the following NOC Skill Level Bgroups are eligible (with sub-caps of 100 applications each):

1.     Major Group 72:Industrial, electrical and construction trades;

2.     Major Group 73:Maintenance and equipment operation trades;

3.     Major Group 82:Supervisors and technical occupations in national resources, agriculture andrelated production;

4.     Major Group 92:Processing, manufacturing and utilities supervisors and central controloperators;

5.     Minor Group 632: chefs and cooks;

6.     Minor Group 633: butchers and bakers.


CanadianExperience Class:

This program is for people who already have skilled workexperience in Canada and want to immigrate permanently. Overall cap of 8,000applications

Sub-caps of 200 applications each for any NOC B occupation

Six ineligible occupations: administrative officers (NOC code1221), administrative assistants (1241), accounting technicians/bookkeepers(1311), cooks (6322), food service supervisors (6311), and retail salessupervisors (6211).


The new Ministerial Instructions will also re-confirm theexisting pause of applications to the federal Immigrant investor andentrepreneur programs.



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