How to Hire a Foreign Worker in Canada- Answering some FAQs for Canadian Employers

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Are you a Canadian Employer struggling to hire or retain staff?   Employers across multiple industries reach out to us with huge gaps in finding the right people for their business. This problem exists and is increasingly becoming a major hurdle to client service delivery and eventually business growth for businesses in a number of industries including technical services, healthcare, accounting, … Read More

Five Most Common Types Of Work Permits That Don’t Need An LMIA

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Work Permit Vancouver

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?

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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

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International Student 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?

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Job Offer & 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

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Immigration Updates

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?

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Designated Learning Institution

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?

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Work Permit Canada

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?

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What Is LMIA?

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