Global Skills Strategy: Short-Term Canada Work Permit Exemptions

Global Skills Strategy: Short-Term Canada Work Permit Exemptions

Canada’s Global Skills Strategy includes access to short-duration Canada Work Permit exemptions for managers, professionals and researchers. When the GSS was launched in June 2017, the two-week Canada visa processing under the associated Global Talent Stream rightly made the headlines. Businesses that previously had to wait six months for important skilled overseas workers, could suddenly get the…

Canada Attracting Increasing Interest From Technology Skilled Workers

Canada Attracting Increasing Interest From Technology Skilled Workers

A spike in interest  has been reported by Canada’s technology companies from foreign technology skilled workers as Donald Trump continues to pursue his immigration crackdown in the U.S. Stakeholders see a direct relationship between the U.S. making it harder for high-skilled foreign talent to move there, and Canada attracting the same skilled workers through the Global…

Points-Based and Family Reunification Immigration Compared

Canada Plans 33% Expansion Of Provincial Nomination Programs

Provincial nomination programs attracting economic immigrants who meet specific provincial labour market needs are being given increasing importance by the Canadian government. The success of provincial programs – which allows Canada’s provinces and territories to manage their own immigration streams – means Ottawa will expand the PNP allocation by 33 per cent between now and…