29 In-Demand Occupations | Canada Immigration New High Demand - Priority List

This post is to let you know the new Ministerial Instruction identifying the new high demand list of occupations eligible for processing under Federal Skilled Worker program. Which means that this supersedes the old list of 38 high demand occupation it published and processed last November 2008. Here is the new list of high demand occupations or technically known as the 29 In-demand occupations: 0631 Restaurant and Food Service Managers 0811 Primary Production Managers (Except Agriculture) 1122 Professional Occupations in Business Services to Management 1233 Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners 2121 Biologists and Related Scientists 2151 Architects 3111 Specialist Physicians 3112 General Practitioners and Family Physicians 3113 Dentists 3131 Pharmacists 3142 Physiotherapists 3152 Registered Nurses 3215 Medical Radiation Technologists 3222 Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists 3233 Licensed Practical Nurses 4151 Psychologists 4152 Social Workers 6241 Chefs 6242 Cooks 7215 Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades 7216 Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades 7241 Electricians (Except Industrial & Power System) 7242 Industrial Electricians 7251 Plumbers 7265 Welders & Related Machine Operators 7312 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics 7371 Crane Operators 7372 Drillers & Blasters - Surface Mining, Quarrying & Construction 8222 Supervisors, Oil and Gas Drilling and Service These new Ministerial Instruction will affect you if you applied on or after June 26, 2010. If your application was received before June 26, 2010, it will be processed according to the rules that were in effect at that time ( old priority list of Canada). Succeeding this blogpost will be another write up to elaborate the effect, the pros and cons as well as an overview of the changes in the process.


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