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Applications for Canadian Work Permits Down 74%

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of Some troubling statistics about work permits. The numbers of applications for work permits are down a whopping 74% from 2012. That’s huge and very concerning; it’s concerning for foreign nationals who seek better opportunities in Canada, it’s […]

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How to Qualify for an LMIA Work Permit

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi there, this is Mira Freiwat at Today, I’d like to talk to you about some recent important changes that have been made to the work permit application process. Specifically, Labor Market Impact Assessment or LMIA. The LMIA has commonly replaced the LMO, Labor Market Opinion, and […]

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How to Sponsor your Spouse to Canada

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hello, everyone. My name is Hishgee Bessey from Today I would like to talk about sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner. If you’re a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident who married a foreign national, you may be eligible to sponsor your spouse. Canadian government gives a […]

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