Visitors in Canada continue to have access to work permits

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:00:28 +0000

Canada announced that it is extending until February 28, 2022, a coronavirus-related measure allowing visitors to obtain work permits. Since August 24, 2020, temporary residents who are in Canada with valid visitor status have been able to apply for an employer-specific work permit from within Canada. This is a temporary regulatory change as normally foreign […]

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Canada’s TV and film sector booming amid pandemic

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 09:00:40 +0000

Canada has been welcoming television (TV) and film personnel ever since the industry reopened last summer— and now it’s booming. In Ontario alone, there are 87 major productions taking place, according to the Directors Guild of Canada. These include TV series such as Locke and Key, Chucky, See and Star Trek. The industry has been allowed to flourish amid the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Expedited work permits under CUKTCA

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 16:49:07 +0000

U.K. nationals are now able to apply for expedited work permits to work in Canada. The post-Brexit trade agreement between Canada and the U.K. came into effect on April 1, 2021. U.K. nationals who were previously covered under CETA are now eligible for work permits under CUKTCA, which stands for the Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement. These […]

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Visitors have more time to apply for work permits within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:44:18 +0000

Canada is extending a 2020 coronavirus-related measure to allow temporary residents with job offers to apply for their work permits without leaving the country. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) originally introduced the measure between August 24, 2020, and March 31, 2021. Foreign nationals in Canada on visitor status will now be able to benefit from […]

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More U.S. film productions moving to Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 12:00:56 +0000

Industry insiders say a growing number of major American productions are relocating to Canada. The increase of Covid-19 cases in California, the very strict health and safety protocols and testing issued by Hollywood’s Unions, combined with the shortage of tests, are pushing the major film studios to look to Canada in order to get film […]

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