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Selection Certificates: Work Experience and First-Come-First-Serve System

selection certificates: Instead, applicants will fill out a declaration of intent online and if they meet current economic needs, they'll be invited to apply for selection certificates, according to CTV. We will have a new system which will now allow us to pre-screen people who want to come and will evaluate these people based on what their work experience is, and what they bring to the table in terms of work experience and the system will allow us to match these people with our needs, explained Immigration Minister David Heurtel. As of Thursday, Quebec is setting aside its first-come-first-serve system, which involved a bureaucrat fully reviewing each application. The new system means that, for example, if there is a need for construction welders in Abitibi, in theory those candidates would be found in a matter of months, instead of two or three years as it stands right now. The Canadian Federation of Small businesses said the new policy is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done. There are currently about 100,000 jobs that need to be filled in the province, an issue employers have been sounding the alarm on for several years. ( As reported in the news.