Employers hiring foreign workers in 10 agriculture, food processing, and trucking occupations can now skip past a time-consuming step in the work permit process.
Canada is now waiving the advertising requirement for the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) in certain high priority occupations.
As of March 20, the minimum recruitment requirements for pending and future LMIA applications will be waived for the following 10 occupations:
Truck drivers who are situated in a province that has a Mandatory Entry-Level Training requirement must have the certification in their possession at the time they receive their work permit. Provinces with this requirement include B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec.
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