New Measures for Foreign Nationals

New Measures for Foreign Nationals

The Government of Canada recognizes the tremendous social, cultural and economic benefits that international students bring to Canada. Canada’s diverse and inclusive society, high-quality educational institutions, and opportunities to work or immigrate after...
Can You Raise a Foreign Worker’s Salary?

Can You Raise a Foreign Worker’s Salary?

As usual, the answer is “yes, but” you need to know the rules. In general, Canadian employers may increase a salary of foreign workers without getting authorization within a consumer price index – which has been at 2 or 3% to match the inflation....
Residency Request Rejected

Residency Request Rejected

A Sudbury, Ont., woman says her Jamaican husband has been turned down for Canadian residency and they’re appealing immigration officials’ decision, but in the meantime, he could miss their child’s birth in October. Ariella Ladouceur said she and...
Contract Workers who were Ordered to Leave

Contract Workers who were Ordered to Leave

More than a hundred foreign workers employed through a third-party agency are out of a job and at least some of them have been ordered to leave the country after the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) found they were working in the country without the proper...
Common mistakes in Labour Market Impact Assessment

Common mistakes in Labour Market Impact Assessment

Believe it or not, the number one reason for your labour market impact assessment is incomplete application. In fact, your application will be “returned” without even getting a file number. You don’t even get your application returned, but shredded....