New measures have been introduced for foreign workers in Canada and Canadian employers who are hiring them.
Read about these changes and how they might affect you.
If you are an employer, there are several programs you can use to:
- hire a foreign worker temporarily,
- offer a full-time job to support a skilled worker’s immigration to Canada, or
- offer a paid internship to a permanent resident or a new Canadian citizen.
Through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, you can hire foreign workers to fill short-term labour and skill shortages. You can hire workers abroad or already in Canada.
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You can hire workers who will stay in Canada permanently. Find out how to hire permanent workers.
You can fill skilled labour shortages by hiring permanent residents or new Canadian citizens as interns through the Federal Internship for Newcomers Program.
Consider hiring a Francophone worker for a job outside Quebec. You can get hands-on support to find the candidate you need to fill a vacant position.
Employers' RoadmapThis roadmap is a guide for employers in small to medium-sized enterprises interested in hiring foreign workers.
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