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Work Permits

There are a dizzying number of programs and rules surrounding the grant of work permits. As a general rule, non-Canadians are not allowed to work in Canada. In order to do so, you need to find, among all the terms and acronyms below, a category that applies to you!

  • Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA):
    • High wage
    • Low-wage
    • Agricultural stream
    • Global Talent Stream
  • LMIA-exempt categories, including:
    • Spouses of certain non-Canadians
    • Spouse or common-law partner in Canada applicants
    • NAFTA
    • CETA
    • Other free trade agreements
    • Postgraduate work permits
  • Atlantic Pilot Project
  • Provincial Nominee Programs
  • and many, many more…

Our clients include the following businesses:

  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Legal (foreign legal professionals)
  • Restaurants
  • IT consulting
  • Universities
  • Research centres
  • Retail
  • Mining
  • Automotive services
  • Hospitals, and
  • Start-ups.

Lawyer

Robert W. Young Certified Immigration Specialist Robert W. Young offers a full range of Canadian immigration law services extending from company transfers to Immigration hearings.

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Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Jan 4, 2023
8th Anniversary of the Online Express Entry System

Beginning January 1, 2015 the majority of Economic Class applications for permanent residence could only be filed online through the Express Entry sys...

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Dec 9, 2022
More Work Permits for family members of Temporary Foreign Workers (?)

On December 2, 2022 the Minister of Immigration announced that starting in January, 2023, through a temporary two year measure, Canada will expan...

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Nov 29, 2022
Continued backlogs at the Refugee Board

Periodically the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board releases statistics as to how many people make refugee claims with r...

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