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Picking winners of immigration lottery

posted Nov 21, 2011, 7:38 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Nov 21, 2011, 7:38 PM ]
Published Monday November 21st, 2011  Times and Transcript

In the clearest demonstration in more than a decade of the Canadian government's shifting immigration priorities, the Harper team is beefing up its "experience class" program in a bid to lure more people from all over the world to these wintry shores. But not just anyone.

As Immigration Minister Jason Kenny insisted in a statement earlier this month, "We should pick the best and the brightest - the ones most likely to succeed - and seek to attract them in what is increasingly a global marketplace for human capital."

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