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Help Wanted? Jumping Through Hoops to Meet LMIA Requirements

In order to hire temporary foreign workers (TFWs), Canadian employers must first obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment, or LMIA.  Employment and Social Development Canada has set out very strict rules for employers wishing to obtain an LMIA, some of which may seem like over-kill, but all of which are necessary. In order to be … Continue reading

Hiring Syrian Refugees? Start with Manitoba Start

With all of the recent media attention surrounding the flood of Syrian refugees crossing our borders, it goes without saying that many employers have questions regarding the technicalities (and legalities) of hiring refugees. Manitoba Start,  an organization that helps link local businesses with newcomers to Canada, can be a great resource for employers seeking to … Continue reading