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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.

Jun 8, 2022
Proposed changes to super visas and priority processing of some applications for permanent residence for Ukrainians

The federal government has promised to create special pathways for Ukrainians fleeing the war in their home country, to permanent resident status...

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Apr 25, 2022
IRCC Processing Fees

Please be alerted that some application fees are changing on April 30, 2022. The increases are not high, but if you forget to include the increas...

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Apr 25, 2022
Post-Graduation Work Permits

Under normal circumstances, a post-graduation work permit cannot be extended. It is issued only once. In a policy announced April 22, 2022, though, th...

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