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Foreign nationals working in Canada immigration considerations and solutions for employers
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 4 2010

Canada's immigration legislation and programs are designed to assist the entry into Canada of business people and foreign skilled workers.


Elimination of LMO extensions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 20 2009

Service Canada announced in April that an extension application for a labour market opinion (LMO) will be treated the same as a new application.


Wages for LMOs for unionized positions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 21 2009

Effective March 31, 2009, employers seeking a LMO to hire a temporary foreign worker in a position in a unionized environment must offer the foreign worker the same wage rate as established under the collective bargaining agreement.


New national recruiting standards for Labour Market Opinion applications
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 21 2009

As previously reported in Special Bulletins, Service Canada introduced new national minimum recruitment requirements which apply to all Labour Market Opinion (LMO) applications made after January 1, 2009.