Four common ways to work in Canada without an LMIA under the Canadian interests category

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:00:34 +0000

Some foreign nationals looking to work in Canada temporarily can do so without obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). An LMIA is the labour market test the Canadian government requires when an employer is looking to hire a foreign national due to labour shortages. However, Canada also allows certain foreign nationals to also work […]

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How can I get a Canadian Significant Benefit Work Permit?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:00:55 +0000

Overview The Significant Benefit Work Permit (SBWP) is a special work permit available to workers whose hiring would deliver significant benefit to Canada, either economically, culturally and/or socially. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm As part of the International Mobility Program (IMP), applicants for the SBWP will not need […]

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Ontario and Saskatchewan add 400,000 new jobs, as vacancies remain high

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:00:52 +0000

Across all sectors, job vacancies were up by 3.8% in September, to 994,800 vacant positions within Canada. The majority of these new job additions were in Ontario and Saskatchewan. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The job vacancy rate (total number of vacant positions as a proportion of labour demand) increased to 5.7%., […]

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Truck drivers are now eligible for Express Entry

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 18:00:14 +0000

This week Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released the NOC 2021 and added 16 new occupations to the list of professions eligible for Express Entry. Truck driving is among them due to significant labour shortages within the sector. NOC 2021 is a revision of Canada’s National Occupation Classification (NOC) system. A shortage of truck […]

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How a spousal open work permit can allow you to work in Canada

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 13:00:50 +0000

Spousal sponsorship is an integral component of Canada’s family class immigration efforts, as Canada places a big emphasis on keeping loved ones together in this country. The larger category of spousal sponsorship breaks down into two similar but still distinct sub-sections — inland spousal sponsorship and outland spousal sponsorship. Understanding the different kinds of spousal […]

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Bank of Canada Governor talks about using immigration to balance the national labour market

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 13:00:14 +0000

In two recent speeches on November 10th and 14th, Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Tiff Macklem spoke to attendees and the media about how immigration may be the key to achieving labour market stability and correcting the course of inflation. His speeches addressed “the future of workers and jobs” by tackling questions that included: Why […]

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The Next Step for Utilities in Workforce Transformation

Credit to Author: Gary McAuliffe| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 18:31:28 +0000

Hurricane Ian, which struck Florida in late September last year, was a devastating storm and a harsh reminder of the impact of Mother Nature’s wrath. Unfortunately, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and powerful, and our aging grid is struggling to keep up. COMMENTARY Sanibel Island on Florida’s west coast, for example, lost power […]

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Understanding the Intra-Company Transfer Program pathway to obtain a Canadian work permit

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 12:00:48 +0000

Canada provides foreign nationals looking to work in this country with different ways to obtain a work permit. One of the programs that Canada has in place is called the Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) program. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm This program is for individuals who are, as the […]

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4 Ways To Prepare For The IRA’s Upcoming Apprenticeship Requirements

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:30:37 +0000

It’s no secret that the solar industry is a proven job creator. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) set the stage for the solar industry to create even more jobs and empower workers to earn money while they learn through apprenticeship programs. These opportunities will only become more important as the industry prepares to welcome new […]

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Express Entry candidates will be impacted by NOC changes implemented today

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 10:00:17 +0000

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be transitioning to the 2021 version of the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system today, a change that has been in the works since the announcement on July 27. This move will cause shifts in eligibility for some of Canada’s 100+ immigration programs, including Express Entry. Discover if You […]

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