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  • State of the Labour Market Opinion

    Canadian Employers seeking temporary foreign workers through Labour Market Opinion (LMO) applications have seen a lot of changes over the past year. In April we saw cancellation of the Accelerated program, reduced flexibility, and increased power of the government to monitor and cancel work permits and/or LMOs. This was followed in August be the largest […]

    Date Posted: October 28, 2013 Posted In: Labour Market Opinion
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  • LMO Applications in Quebec Must be Submitted in French

    Quebec’s ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés culturelles (MICC) has announced that it will no longer process Labour Market Opinion applications submitted in English. Any application submitted following October 11 2013 must be in French. Service Canada (branch of Employment and Social Development Canada) processes the LMO itself, but that application must also be submitted to […]

    Date Posted: October 18, 2013 Posted In: Labour Market Opinion
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  • Employer Certification – Nova Scotia and Manitoba

    In 2009, the province of Manitoba implemented the Worker Recruitment and Protection Act (WRAPA), which was intended to aid in the protection of temporary foreign workers in Canada. One of the provisions of WRAPA is that any employer engaged in the recruitment of foreign workers destined for that province must register and receive certification. If the […]

    Date Posted: October 10, 2013 Posted In: Labour Market Opinion
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