Canada Work Permits and Visa News

The latest Canada immigration news about Canada work permits, how to get yourself approved, what to do if your work permit expires. For more information on the immigration process and requirements for Canadian work permits and work visas, visit our section on Canada Work Permits.

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How to Choose a NOC Code for Canadian Immigration 2019

June 11, 2018 / /

What is the NOC and NOC Code in Canada? If you are applying to work in Canada on either a temporary or permanent basis, you will be required to identify an NOC code as part of your immigration application. The NOC code is a unique four digit code assigned by the National Occupational Classification (NOC) […]

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Secrets to Getting an Open Work Permit 2019

April 20, 2018 / /

Update: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said the Open Work Permit Pilot program, which was set to expire on January 31, 2019, will be extended until July 31, 2020. What is a Canada Open Work Permit? An open work permit allows an individual to come work in Canada without first having a specific job offer. Because it […]

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Secrets to Successful Open Work Permits in Canada

June 13, 2016 / /

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 […]

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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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Start-Up Visa lures H1B applicants to Canada

May 21, 2013 / /

The new Start-Up Visa is being touted as a way for immigrants with skills and ideas to immigrate to Canada, with Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney recently visiting the United States to tell immigrant entrepreneurs that they should come to Canada instead. The way that many entrepreneurs and people with special skills currently […]

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Canadian Temporary Work Permits for NAFTA Professionals

April 16, 2013 / /

North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) If you are a business professional and need to gain access into Canada for business reasons or work 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. If you are covered by NAFTA you […]

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Can an US Citizen Work in Canada 2019

November 8, 2012 / /

A question we are often asked at our immigration law firm is, can an American work in Canada? The answer is, yes! Americans Working in Canada If you are an American citizen, you may be eligible to apply for a Canadian work permit or apply to work in Canada under the Skilled Worker Program, which […]

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What happens if my work permit expires in Canada?

October 11, 2012 / /

A work permit is a special document that allows a foreign national to work in Canada on a temporary basis. There are different types of work permits, and each of these types of work permits may have a different length of validity. All of these work permits expire.  When your work permit expires, you are […]

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How to Get a Canadian Work Visa in 6 Steps

July 30, 2012 / /

Each year, around 200,000 foreign-skilled workers come to work in Canada on Temporary Work Permits. Canadian work permits also known as, Canadian work visas, make provisions for working in Canada without the need to undergo points-based assessments. In order to work in Canada on a Canadian work visa, foreign-skilled workers must have an offer of employment from […]

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