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Guest Blog from a Mortgage Broker

by chris, 1 year ago, More on: Other professionals

One of the biggest challenges to people who are new to Canada is finding a home to live in. Buying may be an option for some of our clients, but there are complications involved in getting your first mortgage in Canada. Here is a mortgage broker with experience dealing with this complicated issue. This post…

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The Relevance of Permanent Residence to Cessation

by Doug, 1 year ago, More on: Immigration

  Imagine this. You have fled your country — let’s say Syria — due to an oppressive and persecutory regime. Canada agrees to accept you as a refugee and you and your family relocate to Canada. Years later, the situation in Syria has improved and you are no longer afraid to go there. Along the…

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Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA): The Basics

by Candice Leung, 1 year ago, More on: Immigration

What is an LMIA? An LMIA (formerly, Labour Market Opinion or LMO) is an assessment done by the Economic and Social Development Canada that assesses an offer of employment to ensure that the employment of a foreign worker will not have a negative impact on the Canadian Labour Market. A positive LMIA will show that…

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Are you eligible for an Open Work Permit?

by Candice Leung, 1 year ago, More on: Company News

There are certain situations where individuals are eligible for an Open Work Permit. An Open Work Permit allows you to work for any employer in Canada, with no restrictions on whether it is part-time or full-time work. As Open Work Permits are not job-specific, you do not need: -an authorization from Employment and Social Development…

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