Visitors can now apply for work permits from within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:56:29 +0000

International visitors who are currently in Canada with a job offer can now apply for a work permit without having to leave the country. The new policy goes into effect immediately, according to an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) media release. It will benefit temporary residents who are already in Canada with a job […]

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Why Canada needs an Agri-Food Immigration Program

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:35:21 +0000

Canada’s recent launch of its Agri-Food Immigration Pilot is long overdue. For decades, the country has struggled to find enough workers to support one of its most important industries. The agri-food industry results in $110 billion in domestic sales each year, plus an additional $65 billion in export sales. The industry supports 1 in every […]

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Quebec extends health coverage for temporary foreign workers

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 07:00:48 +0000

As of April 29, temporary foreign workers whose permits are expiring and cannot be renewed due to processing delays and as a result of the special measures put in place by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be able to benefit from continued access to the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Quebec (RAMQ). RAMQ (the […]

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