One of the greatest aspects of Canadian culture are the numerous educational institutions that teach children and adults valuable skills and knowledge. More than 16 percent of the Canadian population is currently between the age of 5-19, while more than 13 percent of the population is between the ages of 20-29. The combination of these […]Continue Reading
Working in Canada News
The latest Canada immigration news about Canadian work visas and work permits, how to apply, rules and regulations. Work permits and applications for temporary workers, business people, students and caregivers in the Live-In Caregiver Program. For more information on working in Canada and the different programs offered, visit our Canadian work permit and visa section.
Secrets to Successful Open Work Permits in Canada We receive a lot of questions regarding work permit applications. So today, I would love to talk about these type of applications. Work permits offer great benefits, including being able to support yourself while you’re in Canada financially, as well as improving your professional experience. And also […]Continue Reading
Canada Quebec Immigration The Quebec Skilled Worker program has no list of eligible occupations. If the criteria set out by Immigration Quebec are met, individuals will qualify for the program regardless of their occupation or field of expertise. The Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration program is different from other Canadian immigration programs in that it involves two steps. […]Continue Reading
Hi there, this is Mira Freiwat at Visaplace.com. 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 this is one of the first steps […]Continue Reading
Reforms to The Live in Caregiver Program The live in caregiver program is now called ‘in home caregivers‘. Employers will have the option to hire caregivers, nurses, or aides, depending on the qualification of that job. Caregivers will also have the choice of whether they wish to live in the home of their employer or […]Continue Reading
With over 330,000 temporary foreign workers currently in Canada, it’s safe to say that Canadian employers rely on the experience and skills of internationally trained workers. In most cases, temporary foreign workers enter the country tied to a specific job and employer. If you’re an employer looking to hire foreign workers, chances are you may first […]Continue Reading
Earlier in the year, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced that the new Federal Skilled Worker program will be open to educators, lecturers, professors and teaching assistants who are interested in immigrating to the country. Canada’s New Federal Skilled Worker List Needs Teachers Interestingly, it’s the first time since 2008 that educational occupations have been added […]Continue Reading
As recently reported in the Vancouver Sun – Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the federal immigration department has dropped the live-in requirement from its caregiver program. The federal government has also divided the program, which offers permanent residence to caregivers after working two years in Canada, into 2 streams – Child Care and a new […]Continue Reading
Update: The following guidelines are effective for all post-graduation work permit applications received on or after February 14, 2019. The previous guidelines apply to all applications received before February 14, 2019. Post-graduation work permit applicants who have been refused the work permit based on the previous guidelines may submit a new application under the new guidelines, effective February 14, […]Continue Reading
(Below is a transcription of this video) Question; I’m an electrician from Ireland. My family and I would like to immigrate to Canada. What do I need to know? You should take a look at the Federal Skilled Trades Program. Understanding the Federal Skilled Worker Program This is a new immigration category designed for skilled […]Continue Reading
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