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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How to get a work permit as a TV and Film Production worker

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 17:00:18 +0000

Television and film production companies can bring workers to Canada through the TV and Film Production Work Permit Category if they can demonstrate that the work to be performed by the foreign worker is essential to production. If you submit your work permit application online as a TV or Film worker, you may be eligible […]

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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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How film and TV production companies can get Canadian work permits

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 14:33:21 +0000

Movie and TV shoots generate jobs, revenue, and infrastructure development. As such, the Canadian government offers facilitated work permit processing for foreign film industry workers to shoot on location in Canada. Canada has already lifted much of its COVID-19 restrictions. Fully vaccinated foreign travellers are able to come to Canada with an approved antigen test, […]

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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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Quebec government expands list of occupations for facilitated LMIA process

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:10:45 +0000

The government of Quebec published this year’s list of occupations for the simplified processing of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications on February 24, 2020. Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration provides an annually updated list of occupations for which employers do not need to advertise an open position before hiring a foreign worker. Last year, Quebec […]

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