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Big changes to the Canadian Foreign Worker Program – In Detail

Improving Clarity, Transparency and Accountability of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program To offer greater clarity and transparency, the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) is being re-organized into two distinct programs (TFWP and IMP). This will reduce confusion and better reflect the major differences between the various streams. On Friday, June 20, 2014 a significant overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Workers […]

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Getting Canadian Permanent Residence Could Get Easier For Temporary Foreign Workers

Under current rules, a temporary foreign worker must have worked full-time for 24 of the last 36 months to qualify for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) program. Under proposed changes, the required months of full time work would be reduced to 12. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney, speaking about the proposed change, said that “thousands of […]

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