Gaining recognitionCanada is hoping to speed up credential assessments for 10 new jobsBy Nir Rozenberg11/17/2014|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/17/2014 Canada has been attracting hundreds of thousands of skilled workers from abroad in high-priority occupations for decades. Immigrants approved for permanent residence arrive in Canada seeking employment in their field. But there’s a problem: For regulated occupations, new immigrants often wait years for their foreign-obtained credentials to be assessed. As a result, they are not guaranteed to be working in their field — at least not until they have been authorized to do so by the regulatory body or governing agency. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.