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Immigration overhaul would let employers choose prospects

posted Mar 18, 2012, 3:27 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Mar 18, 2012, 3:37 PM ]
joe friesen — Demographics Reporter
From Thursday's Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Mar. 01, 2012 4:30AM EST
Last updated Thursday, Mar. 01, 2012 10:37PM EST

The Conservative government is poised to overhaul the immigration system to give employers an important role in the selection of new Canadians.

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said he plans to build a faster, more flexible, just-in-time immigration regime. He’s also going to redesign the points system, on which immigrants are judged, to emphasize language ability and youth.


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