May 24, 2019

The Global Talent Stream is an incentive for companies  to hire skilled and specialized foreign workers in order to scale up and grow.  It is also meant for companies to hire highly skilled foreign workers to fill specific positions listed in the Global Talent Occupati...

April 9, 2019

A Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) is required for those seeking to obtain a work permit (closed) from their employer. The purpose of the LMIA is to determine if the employer meets the requirements to offer a job to a temporary foreign worker and if there are no...

February 14, 2019

On February 14th, 2019. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has just released a statement regarding the Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP).

The new measures are meant to facilitate the conditions for students to obtain a PGWP after their studies.

The new rules a...

September 13, 2018

The term "Implied Status" can be confusing for some applicants as there are several circumstances that can lead to this status. If we had to put in simpler terms, we would say that implied status means you have a valid status while you are waiting for a decision to be...

June 14, 2018

A validated job offer is a permanent offer of employment from an employer in Quebec which has been "accepted" by Immigration Quebec. In order for the job offer to be accepted, you need to show Immigration Quebec that your employer meets the requirements and eligibility...

May 11, 2018

The post-graduate work permit is a one-time chance to gain valuable Canadian work experience after finishing your degree. The Canadian work experience you gain through this permit is also a key factor in obtaining permanent residency.

March 28, 2018

If you are outside of Canada and looking to work in Canada, you are most likely looking to obtain a closed Work Permit with or without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). This is also commonly referred to as an Employer-Specific Work Permit. 

Although the closed w...

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