Why tech workers should choose Canada instead of the U.S.?

Canada is currently faced with an unparalleled opportunity to enhance its tech hub with highly-skilled immigrants from across the globe as the Trump administration continues to restrict immigration into the United States. As of December 7th, 2020, new regulations by U.S. departments of Homeland Security and Labor will come into effect further limiting the number […]

Top Questions- The impact of Covid-19 on foreign workers in Canada

With COVID-19 causing so much uncertainty for foreign workers and their employers in Canada, the government has announced a number of new measures that have affected immigration applications as well as the recruitment and management of foreign workers over the last few months. Since employers need to be cognizant of all the new guidelines to […]

The new way to activate your work or study permit in Canada amidst Covid-19

As a result of the Covid-19 travel restrictions, study and work permit applicants with approval letters have been unable to flagpole at the Canadian border, meaning that they have been unable to leave and re-enter Canada to activate their permits. In response, the Government of Canada has instituted a new procedure to enable these foreign nationals […]

Top Questions: How to hire foreign workers through Global Talent Stream

If you are thinking about hiring a foreign worker using the Global Talent Stream (GTS), you are not alone as thousands of other employers in Canada have chosen this fast-track route since the program’s inception in 2017. Moreover, with the current immigration ban on foreign workers seeking employment in the U.S, highly skilled foreign workers specializing in IT […]

Canada’s Response to Covid-19- October 2020 Edition

Although the pandemic has caused a decrease in the number of new immigrants to Canada, the demand for immigration has still continued to skyrocket. This stance was recently affirmed in the speech of the throne which highlighted the country’s objective to welcome more immigrants as one of the government’s top priorities. As a result of […]

Summary of Policy Updates in Support of International Students during Covid-19

With the start of the fall term for post-secondary educational institutions across Canada, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international students has become even more apparent. At present, only international students who currently hold or were approved for a study permit on or before March 18, 2020, or are coming from the United States […]

Which Canadian province is the easiest to immigrate to?

With almost 80 different Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams, prospective immigrants have several options when it comes to selecting which Canadian province they would like to make home. Each of these streams are tailored to meet the unique needs of each province and vary in terms of the type of the talent they are looking […]

Owner/Operator LMIA

Foreign nationals who are seeking to work for a business that they are establishing or purchasing in Canada can consider a work permit under the Owner/Operator Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) category. This has always been a hidden path with not so much information given on government outlets, being Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

August 2020 Update: Travel Restrictions in Canada

On July 31, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that the existing travel restrictions will be extended to August 31, 2020. Last Friday, the US/Canada border closure has also been extended to September 21, 2020 in response to growing number of cases south of the border. The government has remained firm with their stance that […]

Is “Transition Plan” same as “Labour Market Benefits Plan”?

With the LMIA High Wage and Global Talent Stream (GTS) programs continuing to operate despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of temporary foreign workers to the Canadian economy is undeniable! As part of the qualifying requirements, employers must work in collaboration with the government to either develop a ‘Transition Plan’ under the High Wage stream […]

Canada as a viable option for French companies in the U.S. amid recent immigration restrictions on foreign workers

As the CEO of the Canadian e-commerce giant, Shopify, put in his tweet “Canada is awesome”! He tweeted the message right after the news came out about talents that are currently prevented from working in the U.S due to the executive order signed by President Trump. The question this move created in everyone’s mind is […]

What can international students expect for the rest of 2020?

If you are a student planning to study in Canada or you’re someone that is following the Canadian immigration updates, you know that as a result of the pandemic, international students have been unable to travel to Canada unless they currently hold or were approved for a study permit on or before March 18, 2020. […]

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