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Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Enforcement to Commence on September 29, 2016

The enforcement of the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement will begin on September 29, 2016. As of this date, all air carriers will use the Canada Border Service Agency’s (CBSA) Interactive Advance Passenger Information (IAPI) to verify that foreign nationals seeking to travel to or transit through Canada by air have a valid eTA, before […]

Work Permit Extension for In Canada Spouse and Common-Law Sponsorship

On December 11, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced a new pilot program that will grant foreign nationals in Canada applying to immigrate as a spouse or common-law partner, the opportunity to extend their open work permit for one year. The eligibility criteria are the following : The foreign national must be a spouse or […]

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) Updates

On April 24, 2015, two updates were announced with regards to the AINP.   AINP pre-nomination initiative work permit Alberta applicants that are impacted by the four-year cumulative duration limit may be eligible for a one-time work permit that is both valid for one year and LMIA exempt. In order to be considered for a […]

New Fees for International Mobility Program

In an effort to strengthen the employer accountability under the International Mobility Program, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has introduced new compliance fees applicable to employers hiring Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).   $230 Employer compliance fee and Offer of Employment form As of February 21, 2015, all […]

First Rounds Open for Two of IEC France Categories

The 2014 International Experience Canada (IEC) initiative with France is now accepting Round 1 applications for two of their four categories: International Co-op Internship (Total: 1,200 places) and Young Professionals (Total: 1,200 places). On May 14, 2013 Canada and France signed a new agreement on youth mobility. With the new Agreement, French citizens between the […]


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