Visitors in Canada continue to have access to work permits

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:00:28 +0000

Canada announced that it is extending until February 28, 2022, a coronavirus-related measure allowing visitors to obtain work permits. Since August 24, 2020, temporary residents who are in Canada with valid visitor status have been able to apply for an employer-specific work permit from within Canada. This is a temporary regulatory change as normally foreign […]

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What visas you need to come to Canada for conferences and conventions

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:00:32 +0000

Event organizers are already planning to hold conferences and conventions in-person in 2022, pending the ongoing pandemic. Some have already gone back to in-person programming for the fall. It is already possible to come to Canada as a tourist for U.S. citizens and permanent residents. By September 7, the border is expected to open to […]

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What you need to know about coming to Canada as a performing artist

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:00:21 +0000

Typically, Canada requires foreign nationals who want to work in Canada to have work permits. However, Canada also has several exceptions to this rule. The main ones are: Business visitors. These are people who engage in international business in Canada, but who do not directly enter the Canadian labour market. A film producer working on […]

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Canada to make major changes to temporary foreign worker regulations

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:00:03 +0000

The Canadian government is proposing major changes to rules for temporary foreign workers, according to a recent article in the Canada Gazette. Temporary workers come to Canada under one of two paths. The first is the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). This stream is for companies who want to hire non-Canadians for jobs that Canadian […]

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Moving to Canada? Here’s how to prepare for financial success

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 11:44:09 +0000

If you are ready to make the maple leaf your national symbol, you might already know which area you want to settle down in or even have a job offer from an employer. There are a lot of steps to make immigrating to Canada a dream come true but establishing your finances should be your […]

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Certified translation for immigration to Canada: What you need to know

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 09:00:08 +0000

When applying for immigration or permanent residence, you may be asked to provide certified translations of your official documents into English or French – Canada’s two official languages. If you apply to immigrate to Canada, you will be asked to submit supporting documents with your application – for example, your birth certificate, marriage certificate, criminal […]

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Ontario mayors talk Canada-U.S. border re-opening with public safety minister

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 09:00:18 +0000

A meeting with Ontario mayors from border cities and the public safety minister suggests travel restrictions may start to ease on the southern border by the end of June. Mayor Drew Dilkens from Windsor told iHeartRadio that while the feds did not provide an official date, they are expecting enough Canadians to be vaccinated by […]

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Expedited work permits under CUKTCA

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 16:49:07 +0000

U.K. nationals are now able to apply for expedited work permits to work in Canada. The post-Brexit trade agreement between Canada and the U.K. came into effect on April 1, 2021. U.K. nationals who were previously covered under CETA are now eligible for work permits under CUKTCA, which stands for the Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement. These […]

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Many U.S. employers look to expand to Canada for more access to talent

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 09:00:12 +0000

The majority of U.S. employers in a recent survey said they are either considering expanding to Canada or have already set up shop. There are a number of reasons U.S. employers express interest in opening locations north of the border. Envoy Global, a U.S. immigration services provider, surveyed 500 human resource professionals and hiring managers […]

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You can come to work in Canada during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 09:00:38 +0000

People looking to work in Canada temporarily may still be able to do so despite COVID-19-related travel restriction. This applies to all types of work and is not exclusive to health care or other essential work. The Canadian border is only closed to what the government considers “non-essential” travel. Those who are exempt from the travel restrictions […]

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