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Are you eligible for an Open Work Permit?

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 Canada (a Labour Market Impact…

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About a month ago we reported on this blog that more changes to Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) are expected during Aril 2013. Those changes have now been announced. Canada’s FSWP selects immigrants based on their ability to succeed economically in Canada. After meeting eligibility requirements, applicants are assessed against selection criteria, also known as the “points grid.” There…

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CBSA’s Reality TV Show Puts Potential Refugee Claimants at Risk

On Wednesday, CBSA officers raided a construction site in Vancouver and arrested several men suspected of working illegally. The raid has garnered plenty of attention because a reality TV crew filming scenes for Border Security accompanied CBSA officers on their raid. Douglas Cannon, one of the founding partners of Elgin, Cannon & Associates, was interviewed by CBC news about the raid. According to Douglas,…

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