New Noc List For Canada Immigration 2013

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New NOC list for Canada Immigration 2013



National Occupational Classification NOC enlists 24 occupations for the year 2013 which are now open for immigrants. The list gives a comprehensive assessment to the skills development and human resource needs of the Canada to identify these core areas of growth. The Federal Skilled Visa Program invites applications on the same by the skilled workers across the globe who wish to become permanent residents based on their professional competence. CIC Citizenship and Immigration Canada first determines the eligibility for each applicant to become a Federal Skilled Worker based on 6 key criteria.


2.Professional Experience


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4.Arranged Employment

5.Language skills


The point s grid requires a minimum of 100 points to become eligible for immigration. CIC would process an FSW application only when the applicant has at least one year of experience at a single occupation within last 10 years for skill type 0 and skill level A or B. The applicant must have the experience at any of the said 24 occupations or have an offer on employment or has enrolled as a PhD student in Canada as an international student.

The work experience should come for any of the said 24 occupations for at least one year of experience on a continuous basis. The experience should belong to a Managerial Occupation (skill type o), Professional Occupation (skill level A) and Technical Occupation (skill level B). The new NOC list for Canada Immigration 2013 lists jobs in various fields such as Geosciences, Medical investigation, Investment Banking, Mining, Petroleum, Aerospace, Computer Engineering and Nursing. CIC allows a maximum 5000 applications on all occupations and a maximum of 300 on each category.

The new NOC list for Canada Immigration 2013 also stands affected by the recent changes to the FSWP program. The parameters have been narrowed down on Age, Educational Credentials, Adaptability and Official language. The immigrants need to know that CIC now prefers having a younger batch of skilled workforce that shows more of agility and productivity at the workplace. An immigrant who belongs to an age group of 20-35 years would get most marks on the points grid. Similarly, the threshold on official language can see an addition of 24 points for a good performance on all 4 areas i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening. A Canadian Language Benchmark CLB7 makes it easier for the applicant to acquire the visa. CIC has also raised its scale on adaptability as the immigrants are now being evaluated on:-

1.A prior experience of stay or education at Canada

2.Employability of the spouse

3.Financial resources to fund the immigration

A good cumulative score on all 4 aspects of adaptability is what makes it easier for the applicant to showcase a good total score on the point s grid. The occupations on the NOC list demand a ready supply of the most proficient manpower and CIC makes this happen with all the recent amendments to the immigration policy.

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Predator Proof Your Pond}

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Submitted by: Doug Hoover

I will teach you how to build a new pond or remodel your existing pond and make it completely safe from predators – except for bears. If you have bears in your yard, you have more to worry about than losing some fish.

If you have ever experienced finding a family member missing or laying by the pond half eaten (fish family member) or three-quarters eaten, you probably were not too thrilled about it. Especially if it was named Charlie or Nemo and had eaten from your hand every day for a couple of years.

I would imagine you want to get your finger around its neck for just a couple of minutes. You thought: what should I do? Install an electric fence, scarecrow, decoy, or plastic floating alligator? Cover my pond with an ugly net? Buy one of those owls or crane statues, or maybe a BB gun, pellet gun or (if your loss brought tears) a shotgun? Or maybe, all of the above!

I do not have time to explain why 75% of this stuff does not work; as for the other 25%, the resulting benefits are not worth the trouble. That will be covered in my article entitled “Which Pond Predator Deterrents Work?

Now I am going to explain how to build or remodel your pond so predators have no reason to put your pond on their dinner tour.

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If you have done your research, you have read all the recommendations of the pond “experts”: that if you build your pond over 24 inches deep and create hiding places in the rock, your fish will be safe from cranes. WRONG! Before I remodeled my pond, which is five feet deep, I sat in my office and from the window I watched a 5 foot crane land at the pond’s edge. Instantly the koi fish swam to the bottom of the pond for safety.

Smart fish, huh? No, dumb fish! I watched the crane stare at the water for a few minutes, standing as still as a statue. Then suddenly he leaned forward and vomited up into the pond part of an earlier meal. As the regurgitated morsels began to slowly sink below the surface, my dumb, beautiful, colorful, expensive koi proceeded to swim to the surface to intercept the generous offering from the air mail delivery.

I discovered three things: (1) cranes are smarter than fish; (2) the depth of a pond is not a major deterrent; and (3) the more colorful a koi fish and the more it costs, the better it tastes! Because those are the ones that the cranes eat first.

That experience taught me an expensive lesson, and allowed me to figure out how to guarantee that it would never happen again.

One fallacy touted by “experts” is to build ledges around the pond to hold marginal plant pots. The raccoons love that idea, found on almost every pond liner website on the internet. Here we go, now, so pay attention. You can argue with me later if you feel you have to. However, a man with experience (26 years and over 1,900 ponds) is not at the mercy of a pond liner guy with an argument.

First of all, you should never build ledges, period. Marginal plants should be placed in border planters that are contained within raised bond beam walls; lower bog planters can house papyrus, cattails, horse tail or iris, which prevents predators from standing at the edge. Photos can be seen on my website.

Depending on the perimeter of your pond, you should design your waterfall to encompass a good percentage of the pond’s edge, rather than a small, narrow area as found in most designs. You should also make sure that the waterfall is steep and does not afford a landing near the water’s edge. In a flat back yard, this can be accomplished by building a raised berm using the dirt from the pond excavation. This creates a raised shore line. In these raised shore line areas you can create sheer rock cliffs, providing places for moss, baby tears, isotoma or ground cover between the rocks.

In the one quarter to one third of the remaining pond’s edge, you should build a dock-style walkway or deck that is 13 inches off the surface of the pond. Allow it to cantilever over the edge, which consists of a sheer raised rock bond beam. Pictures are on the website and in the construction manual.

With this design, the cranes are standing on the edge of the deck or dock walkway a full 13 inches above the surface of the water, so they cannot bend over far enough to snag the fish. They just stand there and stare for a while, and then they will fly away. The raccoons, likewise, will hang over the edge of the deck and paw at the water’s surface. The only thing they will accomplish is to scare the fish, causing them to stay in the deep water. Raccoons are not very patient, nor do they have the ability to sit still for any length of time to allow the fish to swim to the surface.

If you have dogs, you need to assure that they have an exit from the pond if they fall in. The exit area should consist of a heavy fishing net hung over the side of a ramped wall area. The slanted wall is angled enough to allow the dog to easily climb up the net, but too steep for a raccoon or crane to ascend.

You can see photos of my pond at

About the Author: Douglas Hoover; CEO of Aquamedia Corp, designer, architect, inventor, engineer, writer and builder of over 2,000 waterfalls and ponds in California for the past 30 years. Inventor and manufacturer of the “AquaFill” electronic float control system for ponds, pools, hot tubs.


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