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New Fees for LMIA-Exempt Work Permits Effective from Feb. 21

Last month saw multiple changes to Canada’s International Mobility Program (IMP), which in turn affected work permit categories currently exempt from Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA). The changes kicked in on February 21, 2015, and along with new compliance requirements, a new form, and new fees, mean a newly-introduced step in the process must now be taken before […]

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10 Questions You Should Ask If You Want to Move to Canada

If you’re intending to move to Canada, there are certain questions you need to ask yourself to ensure that you’re making the right decision. This includes your motivations for moving as well as practicalities such as whether you have enough savings, and how you’ll support yourself once you get there. Vice president of human resources […]

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Quebec Delays its Skilled Worker Program

The Quebec Skilled Worker Program has been pushed back to mid-summer. Along with the unprecedented delays, Immigration Quebec has also announced that they will be accepting a total of 6,300 visas this year – not much change from last year’s quota. What This Means for You Although you won’t be able to apply for the Quebec […]

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