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Injured migrant workers denied medicare after farm staff hurt in crash of company van

  • Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 13 2014

Jamaicans Denville Clarke and Kenroy Williams had been in Canada for mere days in August 2012 when the van carrying them and seven other foreign

Citizenship and Immigration Canada warns stakeholders not to give immigration advice

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 8 2014

Last year, Citizenship and Immigration Canada ("CIC") published a notice on its website, which provided valuable guidance regarding the giving of

Québec government announces new caps and reopens the immigrant investor program

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 7 2014

Canada, at both the Federal and Provincial levels, offers a number of permanent residency options to encourage and retain skilled workers in Canada

Feds crack down on employer abuse of temporary foreign worker program

  • McInnes Cooper
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

On March 28, 2014 the Federal Government tabled Bill C-31 to implement the 2014 Federal Budget - including broad authority to impose cash penalties

Government of Canada to eliminate Immigrant Investor and Entrepreneur Programs

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Government of Canada announced its intention to terminate the Federal Immigrant Investor Program ("IIP") and Federal

10 things employers need to know about employing temporary foreign workers

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2014

These days, Canada's Temporary For- eign Worker Program ("TFWP") is more top of mind than ever for Canadian employers. This is in part because of the

Professional engineering requirements found discriminatory towards immigrants

  • Harris & Company
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2014

In a recent decision, the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal found the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta

More rigorous regime for employers of temporary foreign workers

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2014

As we have repeatedly reported, there have been many changes to Canada's immigration program in the past year. So many, in fact, that it has been hard

End of Canadian immigration trusts

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 19 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Canadian Federal Minister of Finance ("Minister") released his 2014 Budget and among the proposals was an announcement to

Important changes to the Foreign Worker Program

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 18 2014

Employers seeking to employ foreign workers must often obtain a positive labour market opinion (LMO) from Human Resources and Skills Development