How can I work in Canada without an LMIA?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 17:00:58 +0000

The purpose of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is to make sure that the hiring of a foreign worker will have a positive or neutral effect on the Canadian labour force. Work permits that require an LMIA fall under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Canada allows some foreign workers to come work in […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog grows to 2.7 million people

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2022 18:13:07 +0000

Canada continues to struggle with its immigration applications as its inventory now stands at some 2.7 million people. This represents a growth of nearly 300,000 people over the past six weeks. The backlog has nearly doubled over the past year and nearly tripled since the start of the pandemic. Discover if You Are Eligible for […]

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How CSQ holders can extend their stay in Canada

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 12:00:01 +0000

Foreign nationals selected by Quebec under its Regular Skilled Worker Program and its Quebec Experience Program who currently reside in the province may be able to have their work permits extended without needing a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). If you are working in Quebec and holding a Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ), you need to […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog jumps to 2.4 million persons

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 10:26:37 +0000

IRCC’s backlog has grown to 2.4 million persons. The backlog has grown by 257,499 persons over the past month, largely due to a significant increase in temporary residence applications. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The citizenship inventory stands at 394,664 applications as of June 1, 2022. The permanent residence inventory stands at […]

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Why more Canadian employers are hiring foreign workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 13:00:20 +0000

Canadian employers hire employers hire hundreds of thousands of international workers every year through more than 100 different work permit pathways. With the exception of 2020, these numbers have only been going up since 2015 and there are no signs of stopping. Canada is facing a high number of job vacancies and a relatively low […]

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LMIA-exempt work permits for employers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 13:00:46 +0000

You might be able to hire a temporary foreign worker without doing a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), or even bring people to work in Canada without a work permit if they fall under one of these exemptions. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has a work permit program called the International Mobility Program (IMP), which […]

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Canada’s top jobs for LMIA-exempt work permit holders in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2022 13:00:24 +0000

Most of Canada’s foreign workers fall under the International Mobility Program (IMP). In 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued more than 315,000 work permits under the IMP alone. The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) accounted for about 104,000 work permits issued. The major difference between the two programs is the need for a […]

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How to hire foreign workers for Canadian conventions and trade shows

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 13:00:09 +0000

Foreign nationals working on Canadian events need work permits in order to do their jobs legally in Canada. The Canadian government considers events to be Canadian if they are hosted by organizations which are actively doing business in Canada. Host organizations could be associations, corporations, or government. An event that is conducted by a Canadian branch […]

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How to hire foreign workers for Canadian cons and trade shows

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2022 13:00:09 +0000

Foreign nationals working on Canadian events need work permits in order to do their jobs legally in Canada. The Canadian government considers events to be Canadian if they are hosted by organizations which are actively doing business in Canada. Host organizations could be associations, corporations, or government. An event that is conducted by a Canadian branch […]

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