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Canada: Foreign Workers

Skilled Worker Dept: Those numbers include a cut to the federal skilled worker program, with the government planning to admit fewer people under that policy, according to Vancouver Sun. That program facilitates permanent residency for people who studied in Canada and then found a job or are already in Canada as temporary foreign workers and oTTAWA - Canada will keep its intake of immigrants the same for the seventh straight year, admitting between 240,000 and 265,000 permanent residents in 2013, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday. Instead, they'll be increasing the number of people accepted under the Canada Experience Class program by about 10,000 people. ( As reported in the news.