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Expanded pathways to Canadian PR helping numbers grow

Expanded pathways to Canadian PR helping numbers grow, says new study Temporary foreign workers gaining permanent residence in Canada on the rise The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) allows Canadian employers to hire foreign nationals to fill temporary labour and skill shortages when qualified Canadian citizens or Canadian PR holders are not available. Advantages to …

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Labour Market Impact Assessment Exemptions

Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Exemptions In order to bring a temporary foreign worker to Canada, a Canadian employer must generally receive a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). There are several cases, however, where the need for a LMIA may be waived. Some of the most common LMIA-exempt streams are outlined below. This page …

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Business Visitors – Work without a Work Permit

Business Visitors – Work without a Work Permit In many cases, business visitors to Canada do not require a Canadian work permit. A business visitor is a foreign national who comes to Canada to participate in international business activities, but who will not enter the Canadian labor market. Canada is one of the world’s largest …

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Business Visitors – Work without a Work Permit

Business Visitors – Work without a Work Permit In many cases, business visitors to Canada do not require a Canadian work permit. A business visitor is a foreign national who comes to Canada to participate in international business activities, but who will not enter the Canadian labor market. Canada is one of the world’s largest …

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TRUMP, THE H-1B VISA & CANADA’S GLOBAL SKILLS STRATEGY

TRUMP, THE H-1B VISA & CANADA’S GLOBAL SKILLS STRATEGY UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING FUTURE OF H-1B VISA President Donald Trump was elected, in part, because of his nationalist and protectionist economic platform. A big part of his campaign was “making America great again” by “bringing back jobs”. He has been very critical of free-trade agreements, like the …

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