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International Experience Canada (IEC) Re-Opening for 2020

By Ella BergquistDecember 15, 2019
Working in Canada

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) has announced that the International Experience Canada (“IEC”) program will re-open on December 9, 2019.  The IEC program allows people to experience Canada, and may be a first step towards permanent residence. The IEC selects candidates under three categories: Working Holiday Young Professionals International Co-op Young adults, ages 18 […]

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Canada Nanny Visa: Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker

By MorganOctober 15, 2019
Working in Canada

Many working parents in Canada depend on nannies to help cover their child care. Child care and care giving can be great avenues for skilled carers to explore when they are considering immigrating to Canada. The Home Child Care Provider Pilot and the Home Support Work Pilot were launched in June, 2019 and began accepting […]

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How to Get a Job in Canada as an International Student

By Ella BergquistSeptember 14, 2019
Working in Canada

If you’re an international student in Canada you may wonder if you can work or not. Many students in Canada on a student visa can work and chose to do so to provide for themselves while in Canada. You may be eligible to work in Canada while studying if your study permit includes a condition that […]

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New Pilot Program Changes Offer Less Restrictions to Caregivers

By Ella BergquistJuly 30, 2019
Working in Canada

Many foreign nationals come to Canada to work as nannies, elderly caregiver, or support workers. Recently, Canada announced that they will have an easier path to permanent residency and a greater chance of bringing their families with them to Canada. Currently under the caregiver visas, the worker has to be employed in Canada for two […]

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Temporary Foreign Worker Program for High Wage Earners

By CaseyNovember 20, 2019
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The Temporary Foreign Worker Program is intended to be used when you are facing short-term skills and labour shortages, and only when no Canadians and permanent residents are available. Under the TFWP, employers may hire temporary foreign workers through multiple different kinds of streams. Here, we will describe what the high wage stream for temporary […]

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Immigrants in Canada Reach a New High Employment Rate

By Ella BergquistNovember 20, 2019
Working in Canada

One of most important step before immigrating or being a newcomer is your employment. Every year Canada’s employment rate for immigrants rise. This year in 2019, Canada has hit an all-time high for employed immigrants. This was surprising for many people because Canada has opened its doors for more immigrants but continued to employ more […]

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Success Story: Photographer Gets Working Holiday Visa

By Ella BergquistApril 18, 2019
Working in Canada

I lived in Chile but was interested in spending time traveling and working in Canada but I had not yet received any job offers. I had contacted VisaPlace in hopes they could help guide me in the right direction. Sure enough, VisaPlace helped me apply for a working holiday visa and get my open work […]

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Success Story: Immigrating as Chef

By Ella BergquistApril 15, 2019
Working in Canada

I have been a chef in Bangladesh for 11 years now. My brother became a permanent resident in Canada a few years ago, and I began to think about moving there myself. First, I wanted to visit to see if it was the right fit for me but I also needed to continue to work […]

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IEC International Co-op Internship: Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistMarch 26, 2019
Working in Canada

The International Co-op Internship allows foreign individuals to get valuable overseas work experience related to their field of study. This category is for you if: you’re a student registered at a post-secondary institution you have a job offer for a work placement or internship in Canada you need to do this work placement or internship […]

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IEC Young Professionals: Canadian Immigration

By Ella BergquistMarch 26, 2019
Working in Canada

International Experience Canada (IEC) provides youth with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada. Gain Canadian professional work experience to better compete in a global economy. The IEC has a program called The Young Professionals, It allows young people from 22 countries to live and work in Canada for up to two years depending on the […]

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New Caregiver Programs Offer Permanent Residence

By Ella BergquistDecember 28, 2019
Working in Canada

The Canadian government announced that they will be launching two new immigration pilot programs that aim at allowing caregivers to come into Canada with their families. After these individuals and their families come to Canada they will have the opportunity to become Canadian permanent residents. The programs are planning to be opened from March 4, […]

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USMCA Immigration to Canada: Canadian Work Visas

By CaseyOctober 12, 2018
Working in Canada

On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations toward a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The all new USMCA agreement or rather the United States – Mexico – Canada trade agreement will replace the old North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by the end of 2018 or early 2019. While […]

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