It is now easier to get a Bridging Open Work Permit in Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 13:00:31 +0000

Canada recently announced changes to the Bridging Open Work Permit (BOWP) program that will make it more accessible. BOWPs are open to eligible work permit holders who have applied for Canadian permanent residence. The point of the BOWP is to allow these workers to keep working in Canada while they wait for Immigration Refugees and […]

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What you need to know about coming to Canada as a performing artist

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:00:21 +0000

Typically, Canada requires foreign nationals who want to work in Canada to have work permits. However, Canada also has several exceptions to this rule. The main ones are: Business visitors. These are people who engage in international business in Canada, but who do not directly enter the Canadian labour market. A film producer working on […]

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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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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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