Some travellers to Canada can now apply for a work permit at a port of entry

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:00:43 +0000

Most travellers to Canada were not able to apply for a work permit at a Canadian port of entry (POE) during the pandemic because of the travel restrictions that have been in place. However, they are now able to do so, provided they meet certain requirements. Foreign nationals who are allowed to travel to Canada […]

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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 is allowing some Working Holiday Visa holders to extend their visas

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 17:00:03 +0000

Working Holiday Visa holders whose travel was interrupted by the pandemic are getting one last chance to come to Canada. Normally the Working Holiday Visa is a one-and-done deal. However, due to the pandemic, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is making an exception. Contact a Campbell Cohen lawyer for help with IEC Working Holiday […]

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What visas you need to come to Canada for conferences and conventions

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:00:32 +0000

Event organizers are already planning to hold conferences and conventions in-person in 2022, pending the ongoing pandemic. Some have already gone back to in-person programming for the fall. It is already possible to come to Canada as a tourist for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. By September 7, the border is expected to open to […]

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You can come to work in Canada during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 09:00:38 +0000

People looking to work in Canada temporarily may still be able to do so despite COVID-19-related travel restriction. This applies to all types of work and is not exclusive to health care or other essential work. The Canadian border is only closed to what the government considers “non-essential” travel. Those who are exempt from the travel restrictions […]

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How to extend your stay as a visitor in Canada

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 10:00:47 +0000

With travel bans, border closures, and travel restrictions still in place, if you are in Canada as a visitor, you may be looking to extend your stay. In general, visitor visas allow foreigners to live legally in Canada for up to six months. At the end of this period, the visitor’s legal status expires and […]

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New Netflix location opening in Toronto

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 09:00:37 +0000

On April 27, Netflix announced the opening of a new office in Toronto. The streaming giant’s officials delivered the news to Toronto’s mayor, John Tory, in a virtual meeting. The announcement comes weeks after Netflix CEO, Ted Sarandos, revealed that Canada would be home to a new head office. “As we grow our business and […]

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Canadian work permit alternatives to Owner/Operator for immigrant entrepreneurs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:35 +0000

The expedited work permit for immigrant entrepreneurs is no more, here are some other options. The Owner/Operator category has been removed from the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) as of April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). There have […]

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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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Canada surpasses U.S. as most attractive destination for foreign workers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:00:34 +0000

Canada has topped the U.S. as the most attractive destination for foreign workers, according to a report on global talent. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network surveyed a total of 209,000 people in 190 countries. Their report suggests the COVID-19 pandemic played a big role in affecting where foreign workers prefer to work. […]

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