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Canada Work Permit

How Do I Get a Canadian Work Permit?

Work permits are required for any foreign nationals who want to work during their temporary term in Canada. These are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and give authorization for someone to work legally in Canada.

Do You Need an LMIA to Obtain a Work Permit? Sometimes.

A Work Permit alone may not be enough for someone to work legally in Canada. In some circumstances, a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) may be required. This is a document that indicates that there is a demonstrated need for a foreign worker to fill the job and that no Canadian worker is available to do it.

Changes to LMIAs and Global Talent Stream To Help Employers Bring More Temporary Foreign Workers

Canada's new Workforce Solutions Road Map makes changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFW) that address Canadian employers' critical labour shortages. Effective April ...

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Canada Launches Workforce Solutions Road Map With Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Canada launched a Workforce Solutions Road Map to make changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFW) and address Canadian employers' critical labour shortages and protect ...

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Canada's New Temporary Residence Pathway for Ukrainians: CUAET

Canada has launched a fast-track visa processing pathway for Ukrainians fleeing the war in Ukraine. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, ...

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Is Your Employer Compliance Portal Active - or Revoked?

Overview: The pandemic has created many new issues for Canadian employers who hire foreign workers - including revoked compliance portals. Employer compliance portals for LMIA-exempt ...

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Accelerated Tech Pathway: New Tech Immigration Program for Alberta, Canada

The Accelerated Tech Pathway is a fast track to permanent residence in Alberta for skilled tech workers who want to move to Canada. Tech immigration is important to Canada's economic ...

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FAQs: As An American, Do I Need a Work Visa to Freelance in Canada?

My husband will be taking an intra-company job transfer to Canada. We're Americans, and I am a freelance writer. Will I need a work visa to continue to freelance in Canada for my U.S. ...

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I used the service of Ackah/ Business immigration Law for a TN work visa in the U.S. Both Sacha and Evelyn were professional and helpful in obtaining the visa and the border was smooth and not stressful. I would recommend their service to anyone requiring any help with Visa’s and cross border issues. Thanks.

– Warren Sharp

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