Canada is now sending work and study permits by mail

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 16:18:59 +0000

Foreign nationals who are in Canada and who have been approved to work or study can now get their permits sent to them by mail. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now opening up its web form to take requests from people who have their Letter of Introductions (LOIs) but no way to travel […]

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More details released on who can apply for employer-specific work permits without leaving Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 12:00:27 +0000

Canada released more detailed information on who is eligible for a new temporary policy that benefits temporary residents with job offers. The new policy, announced last month, allows eligible foreign nationals with valid status to apply for a job offer-supported work permit from inside Canada. It also means that eligible foreign nationals will not be […]

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Immigrants can boost productivity for Canadian businesses, study finds

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:00:32 +0000

With an increase in the number of immigrant workers comes productivity growth for Canadian businesses.   This is the conclusion drawn in a recent Statistics Canada study that assessed the impact of immigration on company-level productivity outcomes.    The report titled “Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database” is based on data […]

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Employers must pay wages to foreigners who don’t have social insurance numbers

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 05:00:41 +0000

Canada’s immigration department has specified that Canadian employers must pay foreign workers even if they do not yet have their Social Insurance Number (SIN). Though workers still have to apply for the SIN within three days of starting employment, they do not have to get their number to start working but they have to give […]

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New immigrants most affected by job disruptions due to pandemic

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 12:00:00 +0000

The pandemic has led to a decline in employment for a large part of the Canadian population, but even more so for recent immigrants. During the sharp economic downturn in March and April 2020, the Canadian labour market lost 3 million jobs. From May to July, as activity picked up, 1.7 million jobs were regained. […]

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Canada introduces more study and work permit flexibility

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:22:48 +0000

Canada has just announced three major measures to help individuals who wish to pursue Canadian education and work opportunities. In a news release just issued on its website, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has introduced the following three new measures on Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) eligibility for international students pursuing their Canadian educational programs […]

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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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IEC visa holders can now come to Canada

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 18:45:50 +0000

Effective May 8, 2020, some International Experience Canada (IEC) visa holders are exempt from Canada’s coronavirus travel restrictions. Only IEC participants who have a valid job offer and a port of entry letter of introduction are now able to come to Canada, according to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), although IRCC advises such individuals […]

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The basics of getting a Canadian work permit

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 05:40:25 +0000

Are you currently in Canada but not yet a permanent resident? In most circumstances, if you are a foreign national, but not yet a permanent resident of Canada, you need a work permit to work in Canada. Understanding the basics of Canadian work permits will help you follow Canadian immigration law and make your stay […]

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For P5,000 ‘fee,’ foreigners easily get Philippine work permit –Villanueva

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:34:59 +0000

For P5,000 ‘fee,’ foreigners easily get Philippine work permit –Villanueva

Some immigration personnel are charging P5,000 per applicant to facilitate the release of special work permits to foreigners

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