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.

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How to Qualify for an LMIA Work Permit

April 27, 2015 / /

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 […]

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5 Things Every Employer Should Know Before Applying for LMIA

December 16, 2014 / /

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 […]

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Canada’s New Federal Skilled Worker Occupation List Needs Teachers

December 4, 2014 / /

  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 […]

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Requirement Changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program

November 5, 2014 /

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 […]

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New Rules for Post Graduate Work Permits (PGWP)

October 17, 2014 / /

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, […]

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Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program

September 29, 2014 / /

(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 […]

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What to Expect with the New LMIA Applications

September 11, 2014 / /

(Below is a transcription of this video) Hello. This is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. If you are a Canadian employer and wish to hire a foreign national to work at your business you may be subject to the new Labor Market Impact Assessment process, used to be called the Labor Market […]

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Quebec Skilled Worker Immigration

September 2, 2014 / /

The Quebec Skilled Worker Program is set to reopen April 1st expected to be released shortly that will set the program’s restrictions. In 2014 the Quebec Government imposed a limit of 6,500 applications which was reached in early August 2014. Now, only those applicants who have a valid employment opportunity will be considered until the […]

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15 Steps to Get Yourself Approved as a Federal Skilled Worker in Canada in 2014

June 16, 2014 / /

  Canada, the second largest country in the world, is one of the most sought after places for emigration. For five consecutive years, the United Nations has ranked Canada the best place to live in terms of: Educational opportunities Crime rates Unemployment To give your application the best chance, you should follow these guidelines when […]

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Can I Immigrate to Canada Without a Job Offer?

February 17, 2014 / /

  (Below is a transcription of this video) Hi. This is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. We’ve been asked an interesting question. Can I immigrate to Canada without a job offer? Well, the answer is certainly, yes. You don’t necessarily need a job offer to immigrate to Canada. There are […]

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