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Labour Market Opinion

What is a Labour Market Opinion (LMO)

If you want to apply for a work permit in Canada, your employer must first file for an LMO, or a Labour Market Opinion. This is a vital component of the foreign worker application process and must be done before you can apply for your work permit.  A Labour Market Opinion is a request made […]

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Federal Skilled Worker Program to Re-Open May 4, 2013

Federal Skilled Worker Program to Re-Open May 4, 2013

As you may know, the Federal Skilled Worker Program was stopped temporarily this year because the government announced they wanted to make several changes to the program while also taking the time to clear the very large backlog of applications that had accumulated. In fact, it was taking as long as eight years to process […]

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Skilled Worker Job List

Canadian Skilled Worker Program Job List

The Federal Skilled Worker Program was recently put on pause while the government changed some aspects of it. However, the program is expected to re-open as soon as very early after New Year’s. The program is extremely popular with skilled workers around the world because it affords them the opportunity to immigrate to Canada based […]

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Skilled Worker Point System

New Skilled Worker Point System For Canadian Permanent Residence in 2013

The Federal Skilled Worker Program allows workers from around the world to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents. This is a great opportunity, and as a result has made this program extremely popular. However, the popularity of the program resulted in a very large backlog of immigration applications that were taking almost 10 years to […]

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expired work permit

What happens if my Canadian work permit expires?

When your Canadian work permit expires, you are then expected to leave Canada as you no longer have a valid work permit that allows you to live and work in Canada. But sometimes things happen and you might be unable to leave Canada before your work permit expires. If your work permit has already expired, […]

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LMO

What is a Labour Market Opinion and do I need one?

  What is a Labour Market Opinion? An employer or company who wants to hire a foreign worker or multiple foreign workers has to explain to the government why they weren’t able to hire any Canadians for their job opening or multiple job openings. This is essentially what obtaining a labour market opinion is, and […]

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LMO

How Does an LMO Help me get a Work Permit for Vancouver in 2012?

An LMO, or Labour Market Opinion, is a vital component of the foreign skilled worker program in Canada. While the foreign worker will make their own application to come to Canada as a skilled worker, their employer will apply for a labour market opinion on their behalf. The worker will then receive a copy of […]

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LMO

What’s Next After Securing an LMO for Vancouver in 2012?

What is a labour market opinion? An LMO is also called a Labour Market Opinion. This is a type of approval from the government of Canada that allows corporations in Canada to bring foreign skilled workers to Canada to work at their companies. After you have obtained a positive labour market opinion, you must send […]

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Why is it Taking So Long for My TRP Application to be Processed?

Why is it Taking So Long for My TRP Application to be Processed?

A temporary resident permit, or TRP, is also known as a Canadian visitor’s visa. This temporary resident permit can be used by people from countries who need visitor visas to come to Canada, or by citizens of the Untied States who would ordinarily be criminally inadmissible to Canada. Why TRP Processing Times Can Be Long […]

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Work in Vancouver

How Does a US Citizen Obtain Work In Vancouver?

Plenty of US Citizens come to work in Vancouver each and every year. In order to work in Vancouver, you need to apply for a Canadian work permit. Luckily, under NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), US Citizens can obtain a Canada work visa if they have a qualifying job offer.   Do I […]

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New Immigrants can Choose from Thousands of jobs Available

New Immigrants can Choose from Thousands of jobs Available

Vancouver is one of the favorite destinations of immigrants in Canada. Immigrants frequently move to Vancouver or other parts of Canada for employment. Employment experts believe that Canada has many jobs available for immigrants who just moved to the country . Employment reports In the past year, there were about 214,000 new job openings. Most […]

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Training Provided for Skilled Workers to Fill Job Openings Over the Next 10 Years

Training Provided for Skilled Workers to Fill Job Openings Over the Next 10 Years

Vancouver– Vancouver Island University is among the institutions that will provide or facilitate the training opportunities offered to over 30 First Nation people in the north central part of British Columbia. Training for Skilled Workers The training intends to meet the growing demand for skilled workers who are needed in mineral exploration and mining industries. […]

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Coming to Vancouver under Skilled Worker Program

Preet Deep Singh and his wife Harpeet, were hoping to start a new life in Vancouver after applying to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker.  Having an MBA from Newport University in California and work experience from Bacardi and Jack Daniel’s, he thought his chances were strong.  They even gave opportunities to immigrate to […]

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Immigrants in Vancouver Continue to Nourish Canada’s Growing Economy

Immigrants in Vancouver Continue to Nourish Canada’s Growing Economy

British Columbia’s large Chinese community is quickly changing the landscape of the province.  From Vancouver to Richmond, the area is being drastically transformed into an Asian metropolis.  As shoppers walk by a Lamborghini store and supermarkets with live seafood out of fish tanks, people across the region are now wondering what does the future hold […]

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Moving to Vancouver? Know the Skilled Worker Application Requirements

Moving to Vancouver? Know the Skilled Worker Application Requirements

Vancouver is among the favorite destinations of immigrant workers as evidenced by the number of foreign nationals moving to the City, and the influx of applicants seeking to immigrate and live in Vancouver. What Should Your Visa Application Include? The Federal skilled workers are chosen by Canadian government from the list of immigrant applicants as […]

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