How to Hire A Temporary Foreign Worker As A Canadian Employer

April 16, 2021

Canadian employers have two main programs through which they can bring in international talent and labour: the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), and; the International Mobility Program (IMP). It all comes down to whether or not the particular job is one of the many exempt from a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). That’s a document issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) that shows there is both a need for a foreign worker...

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Canada Announces Fast-Tracking Of Caregiver Permanent Residence Applications

April 16, 2021

Canada Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced on Thursday a plan to fast-track the permanent residence applications of caregivers during the pandemic. “Immigrant caregivers, who take care of our families and elders, are often separated from their own families, and the pandemic has significantly slowed down permanent residence application processing, keeping them apart from their families longer than we would have hoped,” said Mendicino.  “With today’s announcement, we’re getting caregiver immigration...

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On the frontlines: Under-represented women among hardest hit by COVID-19 restrictions

April 16, 2021

As the federal government plans for a #FeministRecovery, under-represented women in particular, are among the hardest hit from COVID-19. These women need to be included in any plan to rebuild the economy, said Marie-Pier Baril, press secretary for Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef. Plans for the recovery are expected to be part of the first federal budget in two years. It will be...

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2021 Best Countries Report: Canada is the Best in the World

April 16, 2021

Canada is the No.1 country in the world according to the 2021 Best Countries Report. Japan and Germany took 2nd and 3rd spot respectively, while Switzerland, No. 1 overall country in 2021, took the 4th position. Australia remains as the No. 5 overall country followed by the United States is in the 6th position. 2021 Best Countries Report is a ranking and analysis project by U.S. News & World Report,...

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Canada needs to speed up the integration of skilled immigrants

April 10, 2021

By Vancouver Sun | About 18 months ago, I met Ashraf, when he responded to my click for an Uber. His sunny disposition was striking in contrast to his story. Ashraf had been a successful dental surgeon in Sudan for years before the dictatorship issued a death warrant and he’d been forced to flee with his pregnant wife and daughters. When I met him that morning, Ashraf had just started...

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Make the most of the April 2021 Canadian Immigrant Virtual Fairs

April 10, 2021

By CISION | Looking for information and inspiration in the areas of work, education, immigration and settlement during this pandemic? Following the high level of interest and engagement in our 2020 Virtual Fairs, Canadian Immigrant, the largest National multi-media platform for newcomers and immigrants, is back with two free, live virtual full day events on April 15 and 29, 2021, finding innovative ways to provide newcomers and immigrants with opportunities to learn,...

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