Nova Scotia jobs in-demand because of COVID-19

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 13:00:08 +0000

COVID-19 measures have forced the workplace to look drastically different from how it was before, and some sectors have had more success than others making the adjustments. Canada released a government study that highlights the jobs that were affected by the pandemic in Nova Scotia. Many Canadians lost their jobs or saw their hours reduced […]

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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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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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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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Canadian work permit options for entrepreneurs in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 09:00:30 +0000

Canada has made some policy changes affecting immigration pathways for entrepreneurs. In recent weeks, Canada announced that the Owner/Operator category under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will be removed on April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market […]

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Canada launching new work permit for Hong Kong graduates, skilled workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 15:36:25 +0000

Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for a new Canadian open work permit starting February 8. The new three-year work permits will allow Hongkongers to gain work experience in Canada. They can then use that experience toward an immigration application. Canada’s popular Express Entry system highly values candidates with Canadian work experience. In […]

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4 ways to move to Canada under CUSMA

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 12:00:34 +0000

Eligible U.S. and Mexican citizens can skip some of the red tape to come work or conduct business in Canada. The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) allows workers, traders, and investors to come to Canada without going through the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process. Before July 1, 2020, CUSMA was known as the North American […]

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