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Express Entry in Canada – It worths it for a “higher calibre of immigrant” Minister says

One government minister has urged employers to include the new Express Entry immigration Canada flagprogram in their HR strategies – saying it offers access to highly-skilled and highly sought-after applicants.

“If you can’t find a Canadian to do the job, you can come to us and apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment and recruit someone through Express Entry to come as an immigrant,” Chris Alexander said Friday, at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Canada.

Arduous process

The minister for immigration and citizenship acknowledged that the process for obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) can be a tedious one but insisted it was worth it for a “higher calibre of immigrant.”

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  Minister urges employers to use Express Entry.

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