FRANCOPHONE MOBILITY PROGRAM Work Permit For French Speakers If you speak French and want to apply for a job that involves speaking French in a province other than Quebec then the Francophone Mobility Program is for you. Usually, when foreign workers come to work to Canada, their prospective employers must file a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) application. LMIAs are issued by Employment and Social Development Canada. In general, the purpose of LMIA is to ensure that hiring a foreign worker will not affect the Canadian employment market adversely. Not everyone can qualify for an LMIA, and there [...]
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) news: The implementation of eTA is postponed until November 9, 2016. As of November 10, 2016 visa-exempt visitors who fly to or transit through Canada need to apply for an eTA BEFORE their flight. Get your passport and credit card ready and apply online. For more information, please visit the Immigration Canada website.
As of September 30, 2016, visa-exempt foreign travelers will no longer be able to board their flight without an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). On March 15, 2016, Canada introduced a new entry requirement, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), for visa-exempt foreign nationals flying to or transiting through Canada. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid Canadian visa. An eTA allows the Government of Canada to check that travelers are admissible to enter Canada before they travel. A six-month leniency period was put in place so that travelers caught unaware of the eTA requirement could still board their flight to [...]