Canada Launches New Selection Categories For Express Entry

By Eva Olsen [Published 01 Jun, 2023 | 04:54 AM] 4114
Canada Launches New Selection Categories For Express Entry

Canada’s Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, has announced the launch of category-based selection draws for Express Entry candidates.

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Categories chosen for 2023 selection draws

Express Entry draws will now be focused on candidates who have a strong French language proficiency or work experience in the following fields:

  • Healthcare.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) professions.
  • Trades, such as Carpenters, Plumbers and Contractors.
  • Transport.
  • Agriculture and Agri-food.

Sean Fraser believes that by inviting more skilled workers in specific professions, the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) can help support Canada's commitment to welcoming in-demand professionals into communities across the country. The introduction of new categories aims to address the vacancies mentioned on the Canada Occupation In-demand List.

Express Entry selection draws under these new categories are anticipated to take place by late summer.

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