Every year, Canadian employers seek to address labour and skill
shortages through the temporary recruitment and relocation of
skilled workers from abroad.
On the surface it would seem that foreign recruitment offers
employers a simple and valuable opportunity to get the job done.
However, bringing a temporary foreign worker to Canada is not
without risk. If not undertaken properly, the foreign worker may
face unnecessary delays in entering Canada or be denied the
opportunity to work in Canada altogether. It is, therefore, vitally
important that employers fully familiarize themselves with the
Canadian immigration process to avoid impairing the operation of
By way of background, our firm's Immigration Practice Group
was established in order to provide our many international business
clients with a comprehensive service offering. In order to
facilitate the entry of foreign workers to Canada, it is important
to recognize whether your representation has a full understanding
of your business and the corporate, employment, regulatory
(including professional licensing requirements), workers'
compensation and tax-related issues associated with transferring a
foreign worker to Canada. We pride ourselves in providing our
clients with comprehensive business immigration solutions. Our
record of excellence speaks for
This blog is dedicated to providing our readership with Canadian
immigration news and insight, with a particular focus on business
immigration. We will cover a broad range of business immigration
topics in order to provide you with a better understanding of the
different immigration categories, policies and strategies that
domestic and foreign businesses are most likely to confront.
Furthermore, we will be identifying key concepts and issues that
potential applicants should be aware of when seeking to enter
Canada to work.
The content of this article is intended to provide a general
guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought
about your specific circumstances.
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October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
October 19th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 22nd round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 45th overall, inviting 1804 applicants for permanent residence, the largest number ever. The lowest CRS score was 475, a decline from the previous draw.
September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
A unique feature of the new Canada express entry immigration system is that candidates can improve their comprehensive ranking score while in the express entry pool, without submitting a new application. We review important strategies.
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