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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.

Sep 21, 2022
Scheduling of hearings at the Immigration and Refugee Board

The Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) has four branches. They are the Immigration Division (ID), Refugee Protection Division (RPD), Refugee Appeal D...

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Sep 13, 2022
New Online Refugee Claims Portal

Effective September 13, 2022, people who want to make refugee claims from within Canada must use a new online service. This new online service replace...

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Sep 2, 2022
Mandatory online filing for all permanent residence applications

For several years most Economic Class applications for permanent residence have been filed online (i.e. Express Entry). It was still possible, however...

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