Expert advice to Canadian employers: Five tips to hire a foreign worker when a Canadian is not available

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:55:14 +0000

A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) and a temporary work permit must be obtained before a foreign national can begin working for a Canadian employer under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The TFWP allows Canadian employers to address genuine labour shortages that have been corroborated by the federal government. LMIAs confirm that an employer has taken the required […]

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Canada commits $10 million to help newcomers find work and enter job market faster

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 14:53:16 +0000

Canada is committing up to $10 million under its Foreign Credential Recognition Program for projects designed to help internationally trained newcomers find and keep well-paying jobs.  The money will provide a maximum of $800,000 each for 15 projects designed to either provide employment supports for highly skilled newcomers or facilitate the foreign credential recognition process. […]

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83% of women in Canada aged 25-54 participated in country’s labour market in 2018

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:36:20 +0000

Just over 83 per cent of women in Canada between the ages of 25 to 54 were working or looking for work in 2018, according to a new update from Statistics Canada to mark International Women’s Day on March 8.  The 2018 participation rate stands in stark contrast to 1950, when just over 21 per […]

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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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New study rates Canada’s best cities for tech talent


When it comes to tech talent, Toronto is still king, but a new study shows cities across Canada are also proving competitive.   The new 2018 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report ranked cities like Hamilton, Quebec City, and Halifax among Canada’s top 10 tech talent markets, and placed Ottawa and Waterloo in the top five. “Tech […]

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