Posts in category Work Permit

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 […]

2013: The year of biometric identity screening for foreign nationals

Beginning in September 2013, certain foreign nationals applying for a temporary resident visa, study permit (TRV), or work permit will be required to have their fingerprints and photograph—or biometric information—taken, in person, at an appropriate Visa Application Centre (VAC). On June 28, 2012, the Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act, or Bill C-31, received Royal Assent. […]