Canada allows every year permanent residence to skilled works based on their education, work experience, knowledge of English and/or French, and other criteria that is necessary to establish economically in Canada.
You must submit application to enter into a pool of foreign skilled professionals. You application will be ranked based on experience, language skills, age, education. Citizenship and Immigration Canada will ask you to submit your application for Canadian permanent residence if you are selected.
New Application Processing system is in affect since January 2015 called Express Entry Program which is based a ranking system based on your skills, professional experience, education and language skills etc.
You must obtain Canadian equivalency of your foreign educational credentials before you submit you application.
You must provide language proficiency in English or French by submitting test results from CIC designated institutions.