Beginning of 2015, the Express Entry system was launched to become this completely electronic immigration selection system, replacing the old paper application process. It has been conceived with the intention of ranking economic immigration candidates, where only those with the highest scores are invited to apply for permanent residence. Many aspirants assume Express Entry is a new immigration program. This is not the case. In simple terms, it is a new electronic system that Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) uses to manage and select applications for permanent residence under 3 programs that were already in existence for several years:
Federal Skilled Worker (FSW)
The Federal Skilled Worker Program is Canada’s primary economic immigration pathway and gives skilled workers, and their loved ones, the opportunity to become permanent residents in Canada.
In order to be eligible to apply under the Federal Skilled Worker Program, potential candidates must meet the minimum requirements for work, language ability, education and obtain at least 67 points under the program’s 100-point grid. The program’s selection factors grid assesses candidates based on factors that include age, education, work experience, arranged employment, language ability and adaptability.
Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
The Canadian Experience Class is for skilled workers who have Canadian work experience and want to become permanent residents.
Federal Skilled Trades (FST)
The Federal Skilled Trades (FST) is a Canadian permanent residence pathway for foreign nationals with experience in a skilled trade.The FST allows individuals with a valid job offer or a certificate of qualification to obtain permanent residence in any Canadian province or territory other than Quebec.
Canada has one of the world’s biggest economies, and the jobs market in Canada has been booming over the past few years. The unemployment rate in Canada is at a record low, meaning that there are tons of jobs available. In fact, this is one of the main reasons that Canada welcomes so many new immigrants every year because otherwise there would be no one to fill the many open positions. There are job opportunities across many industries in Canada, including high demand in the oil and gas industries, as well as in healthcare,
A booming economy with lots of jobs
infrastructure, and construction. However, in recent years Canada has become widely recognized as a booming hub for tech-talent, with the Canadian city of Toronto recently earning the title of the fastest growing tech-hub in North America, surpassing even Silicon Valley. Other Canadian cities also have booming jobs markets, including two other major immigrant destinations, Vancouver and Montreal. The popularity of tech is reflected in immigration, wherein Express Entry, the top three occupations that found success in 2019 were tech-related occupations. But! If you’re working in another industry, don’t worry! Even though tech is booming, it’s simply the crown jewel of Canada’s booming economy.
Excellent medical and health care treatment for free
As a permanent resident in Canada, you will have access to Canada’s free health care benefits. A distant dream in some countries, Canada offers PRs world-class health care, and they need not spend even a single penny. If your family members immigrated with you, they will also be able to use Canada’s state-of-the-art services and facilities.
Free high-quality education
As if free healthcare wasn’t enough, Canada also provides free education to all children under the age of 18. This is for primary and secondary school education, up to a Canadian high school diploma. As a permanent resident, access to this type of education could be a turning point for your family’s future. Being able to send your children to well-established schools teaching modern courses and all the while not spending any money on their education is a dream-come-true for any parent.These benefits ensure that you and your family enjoy the possibility for affordable advanced-levels of education and a high standard of living.
A safe country with a lot of space
Canada is one of the world’s safest countries, so as a permanent resident, you can rest assured that your family will be secure in their life in Canada. In the 2019 Global Peace Index, Canada ranked as the 6th safest country in the world.In addition to safety, Canada is also a massive country with a very small population. Canada’s population is only 37.5 million people, a big difference from the 1.3 billion people living in India. Based on the size of the countries, Canada has a population density of 4 people per square kilometer, while India’s population density is 460 people per square kilometer.
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