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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.


Canada and British Columbia sign new immigration agreement
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 23 2010

B.C. has signed a new agreement with the federal government on immigration.


New rule regarding expiry of labour market opinions (LMOs)
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 20 2009

As of May 19, 2009, all LMOs issued by Service Canada must be used within 6 months of issuance.


Employers hiring foreign workers for positions in Manitoba face new requirement
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 20 2009

As of April 1, 2009, employers trying to hire foreign workers in Manitoba will be required to register with Manitoba's Employment Standards Division before they apply for a labour market opinion through Service Canada.


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.


Dealing with the "new" labour market opinion regime
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 20 2009

Since the start of 2009, there has been a trend by Service Canada to tighten the labour market opinion (LMO) process.


Alberta immigrant nominee program expands
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 21 2009

The AINP now has an expanded Strategic Recruitment Stream.