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Global Skills Strategy update: Expansion of the GTS Occupations List

Canada - June 22 2018 The Global Skills Strategy (GSS) is a pilot project launched by IRCC in June 2017. The program is designed to give Canadian employers quicker access...


Immigration within the manufacturing industry

Canada - April 22 2013 It is no secret that skilled workers fuel business and boost competitiveness. A shortage of skilled workers is a critical challenge in the...


Major changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Canada - April 4 2011 On April 1, 2011 major changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program become law....

William R. MacGregor.


Clarification of continuous full-time employment for PR applications

Canada - April 23 2010 Until January 2010, Permanent Resident applicants under the Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program had to have one year of continuous full-time (or equivalent part-time) paid work experience in the last ten years in one of the listed occupations....

William R. MacGregor.


New guidelines for intra-company transferee work permits for start-ups

Canada - April 23 2010 Guidelines for assessing start-up situations for intra-company transferee category work permit applications have been added to the Foreign Worker Manual....

William R. MacGregor.