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Four year foreign worker limit now in force

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • April 15 2015

On April 1st the first potential temporary foreign workers became subject to Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) new four-year cumulative

Update in Express Entry

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 13 2015

I previously reported that, since Express Entry began on January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") had issued four rounds of

Canada four year work permit cap implemented

  • Foster
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 10 2015

As of April 1, 2015, certain Canadian work permits are limited to a maximum validity period of four (4) years. Employees with work permits covered by

ESDC updates labour data used on LMIA applications

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 8 2015

ESDC has set out new data that employers using the Temporary Foreign Worker Program need to be aware of when making LMIA applications. Based on 2014

Canada: new requirements for LMIA-exempt work permit process

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

Effective February 21, 2015, employers hiring foreign nationals who are exempt from the Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), which includes

Express Entry and the perils of misrepresentation!

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2015

Canada's new immigrant selection system for economic immigrants, Express Entry came into effect on January 1, 2015 and has dramatically changed our

Employer obligations in terminations of temporary foreign workers

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Outside of the rights and obligations provided to Canadians and Canadian Permanent Residents in terminations, what additional factors do employers

Canada: LMIA four-year cap and scrutiny on ICT

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 16 2015

The four-year cap for all foreign workers and companies that hire foreign workers under work permit skill levels B, C and D of the Labor Market

CIC begins issuing work permits to applicants under the Spouse or Common Law Partner in Canada class

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

On December 22, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") announced a one-year pilot program to issue open work permits to applicants under

Update on Express Entry

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

I previously reported that, since Express Entry began on January 1, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") had issued two rounds of