New Foreign Skilled Worker Program Limited to 5,000 Engineers and Medical Professionals
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) listed 24 occupations that qualify under the new federal skilled-worker program ("FSWP"). CIC limited the total number of applications to 5,000 — including caps in each of the 24 eligible occupations.
The 24 eligible occupations (with their corresponding 2011 National Occupation Classification code) are:
0211 — Engineering managers