A foreign worker will need a Work Permit in order to be able to work in Canada unless they fall under an LMIA exempt category. Hiring a Foreign Worker with an LMIA is done under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The International Mobility Program (IMP) on the other hand, allows Employers to be able to hire foreign workers without … Read More
Am I Able To Immigrate To Canada After 40?
One question that many people ask is if they’re able to immigrate to Canada after the age of 40. This is not a surprise considering that Canada’s most popular migration program, Express Entry, prioritizes younger applications between the ages of 20 and 29. However, being 40+ and being able to migrate to Canada is not impossible at all. There are … Read More
4 Things We Wish Every International Student Knew Before Starting Their Study In Canada
We meet hundreds of students every year whom we so wish we had met earlier in time. It is astonishing for us to learn that many international students are not aware of their Study Permit conditions and potential Postgraduate study permit eligibility. For this reason, something which the student may not even realize or did intentionally results in them not … Read More
What Is The Difference Between A Job Offer And LMIA?
A Job offer letter is a document that a Canadian employer gives you when they want to hire you. This document includes information like remuneration, hours of work, your duties and responsibilities, benefits, and other conditions of employment. An LMIA, on the other hand, is an approval from ESDC that the Employer needs, to be able to hire a Foreign … Read More
The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (A Transition from ICCRC as on November 23, 2021) As a measure to protect the interest of the public in general, and to hamper the rampant immigration fraud practices outside and inside Canada, on November 23, 2021 the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants has been set out under The College of Immigration … Read More
Can I Change My Program Of Study/Institution In Canada?
Yes. IRCC allows International students in Canada to be able to change their program of study, field of study or DLI/ College/ University. Students may seek to change their DLI (Designated Learning Institution) for various reasons for example change in career plan, not being satisfied with their program of study, looking for a program of study which is PGWP … Read More
I am an International Student. Can I work Full Time During Christmas Holidays?
This is a question we often get asked by students over consultations. Yes, if you are an international student studying a post-secondary program, you may work full time if the winter break has been classified as a “scheduled break” by your institution (which is often true for most programs and institutions) You have been enrolled in full-time studies in your terms … Read More
What is an LMIA? What does it mean for me as a worker/student in Canada?
LMIA or Labour Market impact Assessment, simply put, is an approval by the Canadian government, for an employer to be able to hire foreign workers for specific jobs, and support their application for a Work Permit or PR. An LMIA Application is an Employer’s Application to ESDC- basically confirming and providing evidence that they could not find Canadian PRs … Read More
Maintained Status: Know More About It
Maintained status previously, and commonly known as Implied status, means when a visitor, worker or student ( holder of a temporary status) has applied for an extension of their existing status or a change in status, before their status expires, while physically being in Canada. For example, if you are an international student whose study permit has expired, however, you … Read More
Who Is Eligible for A Post-GraduateWork Permit, And How to Obtain One?
International students who come to study in Canada may be eligible for a Post-graduate Work Permit (PGWP), which is a Work Permit that allows students to work full time, in almost any job in Canada. This is a great opportunity for such students to attain valuable Canadian Work Experience and further their careers. Students do not need a job offer … Read More
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