As previously discussed here, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC“) will be introducing a new Federal Skilled Trades Class (“FSTC”), which will facilitate the immigration of certain skilled tradespersons in Canada.  The Government of Canada originally “announced” the creation of the FSTC in August through the publication of regulatory changes, however, CIC today released new information which will be relevant to prospective applicants. The FSTC will be open to individuals with experience in the following National Occupation Classification (“NOC“) B occupational areas: Industrial, Electrical and Construction Trades; Maintenance and Equipment Operation Trades; Supervisors […]

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New Skilled Trades Class On August 17, 2012, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) announced that it would be introducing the Federal Skilled Trades Class (“FSTC”), a new program which will facilitate the immigration of certain skilled tradespersons in Canada. The program is expected to be introduced on January 1, 2013. The FSTC will be open to individuals with experience in the following National Occupation Classification (“NOC“) B occupational areas: Industrial, Electrical and Construction Trades; Maintenance and Equipment Operation Trades; Supervisors and Technical Occupations in Natural Resources, Agriculture and Related Production; Processing, […]

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