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Canada’s new immigration rules put premium on young people

posted Sep 15, 2012, 11:39 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Sep 15, 2012, 11:39 AM ]
BILL CURRY OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Aug. 21 2012, 9:24 PM EDT
Last updated Tuesday, Aug. 21 2012, 9:28 PM EDT

New immigration rules will target workers aged 18 to 35 as the Conservative government provides the clearest sense yet of how Canada will rely on young immigrants to soften the fiscal pain of a demographic crunch.

The federal regulations reveal a sweeping overhaul of the points system used by Canada for approving foreign worker applications.