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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.

May 14, 2024
High minimum Express Entry marks under the "general" category

Since last summer IRCC has been giving priority to Express Entry candidates who are proficient in French or have work experience and skills that fit t...

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May 3, 2024
Collapse of the start-up visa and self-employed persons programs

Effective April 30, 2024 the self-employed persons program is paused. The waiting time to be processed had reached 52 months at minimum. The waiting t...

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Apr 4, 2024
Changes to filing fees on April 30, 2024

Please be warned that multiple IRCC filing fees are changing on April 30, 2024. If you are doubtful whether you will be able to file your application ...

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