Canadian Programs and Worker Visa News

The latest Canada immigration news on work programs and worker visas. A work permit is the permission to take a job after receiving a job offer within Canada if you are from a foreign country. There are eligibility requirements for worker visas, although in some cases you can work without a job offer or work permit. To learn more about Canada worker programs, visit our Canada work permit section.

USMCA Canada

USMCA Immigration to Canada: Canadian Work Visas

October 12, 2018 / /

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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Your Complete List of Truck Driver Visa Requirements in Canada 2019

November 20, 2016 / /

What if there was a job that enabled you to travel all over the country with a good salary? You might say, “That sounds great, but I bet it’s a scam.” It’s not. The Canadian trucking industry needs drivers as the workforce ages or seeks employment opportunities closer to home. Newcomers to Canada with clean […]

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Are You Qualified to Work as a Nanny in Canada in 2019?

September 18, 2016 / /

Want to see the world? Find a new home? Expand your resume and your horizons? Working as a nanny in Canada may be an ideal option. Here’s what you need to know in order to determine if this direction is right for you. Two Ways to Become a Nanny The requirements for a foreign nanny working in Canada depend on […]

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Quebec Skilled Worker Program

Are you Eligible for Quebec Skilled Worker Program ?

November 9, 2015 / /

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. […]

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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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How to Work in Canada under the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

May 22, 2013 / /

If you are a professional and need to gain access into Canada for business reasons you are in luck!  There is an agreement called NAFTA which allows citizens of Mexico and the U.S to enter Canada for business purposes. [NAFTA is under revision. NAFTA will most likely turn into the USMCA (United States Mexico Canada […]

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Canadian Skilled Worker Job List

February 13, 2013 / /

The Federal Skilled Worker Program just re-launched, and we are often asked what jobs qualify for this program. The jobs are found on a list called the NOC job list, or the National Occupation Classification. This list of jobs ensures that the definitions of various occupations around Canada are the same across the board, and […]

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My LMO Application Was Refused. What went wrong?

June 10, 2012 / /

Q. My Canadian employer applied for a LMO and Service Canada refused the application. Why did this happen? A.  We get these inquires all the time. Without knowing the details of this case, it is hard to say why the LMO was refused. But here are some tips to avoid getting a refused LMO Application: […]

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Immigrate to Calgary under the Skilled Worker Program

February 1, 2012 / /

Immigrating to Calgary under the Skilled Worker Program Calgary is quickly becoming one of the biggest economic hotspots and havens for new immigrants under the Federal Skilled Worker program. Calgary, the largest city in Alberta, is the top oil-producing region of Canada and is expected to create 100,000 jobs during the next eight years – […]

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Skilled worker applications: How much money to I need to settle in Canada?

January 15, 2012 / /

  Q. I have been approved as a Skilled Worker but need to know how much funds I need to settle in Canada? ________ A. Under the Skilled Worker category of Immigration, the Canada Immigration Officer assessing an application must be satisfied that you have enough funds for settlement in Canada. The funds must be […]

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