Five things you need to know about Labour Market Impact Assessments

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 07 May 2024 13:00:59 +0000

Some foreign workers in Canada require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to work in Canada, while others are LMIA-exempt. An LMIA is a document that some employers in Canada need before hiring a temporary foreign worker. This document must be obtained before the foreign national applies for their work permit. It verifies that a […]

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Canada announces changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to better address labour market needs

Credit to Author: Riley Cohen| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:15:20 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller and Employment Minister Randy Boissonnault have announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This is a developing story. Other announcements were made during this press conference. CICNews will provide update as more information becomes available. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm During the […]

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Breaking: Canada announces changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to better address labour market needs

Credit to Author: Riley Cohen| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:15:20 +0000

Immigration Minister Marc Miller and Employment Minister Randy Boissonnault have announced changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This is a developing story. Other announcements were made during this press conference. CICNews will provide update as more information becomes available. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm During the […]

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IRCC clarifies requirements for foreign nationals coming to Canada as digital nomads

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2024 17:08:34 +0000

In a policy announcement published on January 30, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has clarified certain details of interest to foreign nationals looking to work in Canada as digital nomads. According to IRCC, a digital nomad is a person “who can perform their job remotely from anywhere in the world.” Schedule a Free Work […]

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Canada’s top employers in 2024

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2024 13:00:37 +0000

MediaCorp has released its list of winners for 2024’s “100 top employers in Canada” competition. The annual event (which has been running since the year 2000) continues to not just garner wide-spread attention in Canada, but also shapes the employment searches of Canadians and newcomers alike. The competition aims to recognise employers that lead their […]

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Canada launches second phase of Recognized Employer Pilot Program

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2024 14:00:00 +0000

More employers in Canada are now eligible to apply for the Recognized Employer Pilot Program (REP). REP is designed to facilitate faster processing for Canadian employers who have shown to be compliant with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Under the REP, qualifying employers will benefit from Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) with longer validity […]

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The 2024 IEC pool is now open

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2023 15:09:17 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has opened the 2024 International Experience Canada (IEC) pool. The IEC is a work permit program that allows youth that are citizens of countries that have bilateral Youth Mobility Arrangements with Canada, to temporarily reside and work in Canada. This year’s intake will allow close to 90,000 applicants from […]

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Returning to Canada: Immigration Checklist and best practices

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2023 14:00:21 +0000

The end of the year is often a time for travel, with many international students, workers, and permanent residents leaving Canada for the first time since arriving to the country. While these individuals are allowed to return to Canada provided that their status is valid, there are often finer details to keep in mind when […]

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Travelling to Canada for the first time as a newcomer? Here is how you can arrive prepared

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 11:30:12 +0000

Whether you are coming to Canada as a permanent resident or with a work or study permit, there are certain obligations you must meet when landing in the country. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration All travellers to Canada need to show certain documents at their port of entry. These include a travel […]

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How you can immigrate to Canada from Nigeria

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2023 13:00:09 +0000

Under its Immigration Levels Plan, Canada is aiming to welcome 465,000 new permanent residents by the end of 2023. By 2025, this target is increased to 500,000. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration In 2022, Nigeria was Canada’s fourth top immigration source country, welcoming 22,085 Nigerian immigrants, making up 5.05% of Canada’s total […]

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