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Canada Launches New Biometrics Requirements For Foreign Nationals
Depending on your nationality, you may soon be required to give your biometrics (photograph and fingerprints) to the Government of Canada as part of your application for a visitor visa...
Canada
14 Jun 2018
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Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 Now In Force
The Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 (the "Act") and its regulations came into force on January 1, 2018.
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence: Government Targets Provincial Nominees and Skilled Trades
Express Entry is the system the Canadian government uses to manage how people with skilled work experience apply to immigrate to Canada.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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The Demise Of NAFTA: Creating Uncertainty For Foreign Workers
For more than 20 years, the "NAFTA" has facilitated cross-border mobility between Canada, the United States and Mexico. From an immigration perspective, a key feature of NAFTA is Chapter 16...
Canada
1 Nov 2017
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Immigration Alert: Temporary Foreign Worker Program Launches Global Skills Strategy
In a recent article, entitled Canada's Global Skills Strategy to launch June 12, 2017, we advised readers of the Government of Canada's intention to launch a new Global Skills Strategy...
Canada
28 Jun 2017
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Canada's Global Skills Strategy To Launch June 12, 2017
Recently, the Government of Canada announced a new Global Skills Strategy that is aimed at helping high-growth Canadian companies and global companies that are making a significant investment....
Canada
8 May 2017
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Voulez-Vous Travailler au Canada? A Return to the LMIA-Exempt Francophone Stream
On June 1, 2016, the Mobilité Francophone stream under the International Mobility Program began accepting applications.
Canada
27 Jun 2016
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Taking Immigration SIRSly: A Revamp For The BC PNP
BC PNP is aimed at assisting BC businesses to attract and retain their best employees.
Canada
22 Mar 2016
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Immigration Alert: Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Requirements Coming Into Effect
Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
Canada
11 Dec 2015
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Significant New Penalties For Non-Compliance With Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Under the old regime, only employers found to be non-compliant with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) (i.e. where a Labour Market Impact Assessment is required) are subject to inspection and penalty.
Canada
2 Dec 2015
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New Employer Portal For LMIA-Exempt Work Permit Applications
On October 26, 2015, CIC announced the replacement of IMM 5802 with an Employer Portal.
Canada
3 Nov 2015
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Immigration Law Alert: New Ease Of Entry For Machinery Repair Technicians From Abroad
Up until now, there have only been two categories of foreign service technicians who could enter Canada "easily" without going through the LMIA process.
Canada
15 Jun 2015
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Immigration Law Alert: New Offer Of Employment Form For LMIA-Exempt Work Permit Applications
In two recent alerts, we advised readers of new fees and obligations beginning February 21, 2015 that will affect work permit applications of Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt foreign workers under the International Mobility Program.
Canada
23 Feb 2015
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Major Reforms To Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program
On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced extensive changes to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which are effective immediately.
Canada
30 Jun 2014
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Proving ‘Specialized Knowledge' Just Got Harder For Intra-Company Transferees
The Government has released stringent guidelines for immigration and border officers to assess an application to qualify as a "Specialized Knowledge Worker".
Canada
13 Jun 2014
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Work Permit Processing In Light Of Visa Office Closures
The federal government's recent decision to close the visa and immigration sections of various Canadian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates including those in Tokyo, Berlin and Buffalo, may have a dramatic effect on processing times for Japanese, German, U.S. and other foreign nationals seeking a work permit in Canada.
Canada
7 Jun 2012
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Doing Business In Canada: Immigration (Business)
In today's increasingly global economy, Canadian employers often turn to foreign nationals to maintain a competitive edge and to remedy skill shortages in the domestic labor market.
Canada
6 Jun 2012
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Labour Arbitrators Need Not Be "Correct" – Just Be "Reasonable"
The courts have long struggled with the degree of deference which should be shown to labour relations arbitrators.
Canada
30 Dec 2011
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Government Announces New Stream For Foreign Workers To Immigrate To Canada
With the demands on Canada's labour market increasing, Canadian employers are frequently turning to the foreign labour pool to find experienced and qualified candidates to take up positions in Canada.
Canada
9 Sep 2008
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