Will I be able to obtain a Canadian work permit despite having a criminal record?

Acquiring a work permit in Canada is a goal for many foreign nationals who wish to improve their skills and abilities, and further enhance their credentials and work experiences by coming to Canada. Some people wish to become permanent residents after having worked in Canada. However, obtaining a Canadian work permit or other kinds of […]

Changes to the International Mobility Program: Work Permits Exempt from the LMIA Process

Recently the Canadian government implemented changes to the processing of the LMIA-exempt work permits. One of the more affected categories is the Free Trade Agreement stream that for many years had a very flexible process. In many cases the applicants only had to go to the closest border or port of entry to obtain a work permit.