In an official announcement made late last Friday, CIC specified that three major announcements would be made in April regarding the Federal Skilled Worker Program. The announcements will concern the following:
- A cap on the number of applications that will be accepted in the first year of intake;
- A new list of eligible occupations; and
- The list of designated educational assessment organizations
The new Federal Skilled Worker Program is scheduled to begin accepting applications on May 4, 2013.