New Netflix location opening in Toronto

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 09:00:37 +0000

On April 27, Netflix announced the opening of a new office in Toronto. The streaming giant’s officials delivered the news to Toronto’s mayor, John Tory, in a virtual meeting. The announcement comes weeks after Netflix CEO, Ted Sarandos, revealed that Canada would be home to a new head office. “As we grow our business and […]

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Webinar: How to Get a Job in Canada, Brought to you by CanadaVisa and Scotiabank

Credit to Author: CanadaVisa| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:32:14 +0000

CanadaVisa and Scotiabank are proud to be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday May 19, 2021 at 9 AM EST called How to Get a Job in Canada. What will I learn? Now that your Canadian journey has begun, finding a job that is suitable for your experience and passions is next on the agenda. Your new job awaits you. Many newcomers may […]

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Canadian work permit alternatives to Owner/Operator for immigrant entrepreneurs

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:35 +0000

The expedited work permit for immigrant entrepreneurs is no more, here are some other options. The Owner/Operator category has been removed from the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) as of April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). There have […]

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Visitors have more time to apply for work permits within Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 18:44:18 +0000

Canada is extending a 2020 coronavirus-related measure to allow temporary residents with job offers to apply for their work permits without leaving the country. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) originally introduced the measure between August 24, 2020, and March 31, 2021. Foreign nationals in Canada on visitor status will now be able to benefit from […]

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Immigrant-inclusive workplaces are the responsibility of middle managers, report finds

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2021 09:00:25 +0000

Middle managers, those who are above front-line managers and below the executive suite, have the most influence on immigrant integration in the workplace. This is according to a new report published by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. The report is titled Make or Break: How middle managers and executives can build immigrant-inclusive teams. This […]

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Canadian work permit options for entrepreneurs in 2021

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2021 09:00:30 +0000

Canada has made some policy changes affecting immigration pathways for entrepreneurs. In recent weeks, Canada announced that the Owner/Operator category under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will be removed on April 1, 2021. This category allowed applicants to apply for a work permit without having to do the advertising requirement of the Labour Market […]

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Quebec turns to nurses abroad to fill shortages

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 09:00:34 +0000

The Quebec health network is seeking to fill its current shortage of nurses by recruiting abroad. This information was reported by the French-language media, Radio-Canada. According to the information reported, recruitment sessions will be held in France and Belgium over the next few months in order to “attract at least 1,700 nurses and more than […]

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Quebec updates list of targeted occupations for facilitated LMIA process

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:36:00 +0000

Quebec has released the new list of occupations eligible under the facilitated Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process. 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. The new list, which will be in effect for the current […]

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Temporary residents who can’t leave Canada may be able to extend their stay

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 09:00:58 +0000

Foreign nationals in Canada whose temporary residency status is expiring soon may be able to extend their stay in Canada. Temporary residents who cannot leave Canada due to coronavirus restrictions can apply to extend their status. In their application, they need to provide Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) an explanation as to why they […]

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Canada launching new work permit for Hong Kong graduates, skilled workers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 15:36:25 +0000

Hong Kong residents will be able to apply for a new Canadian open work permit starting February 8. The new three-year work permits will allow Hongkongers to gain work experience in Canada. They can then use that experience toward an immigration application. Canada’s popular Express Entry system highly values candidates with Canadian work experience. In […]

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