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Agricultural LMIA, Work Permit & PR Updates: Great Opportunity!

If you are an employer in the agricultural or food business in Canada, the latest changes in LMIA and work permit field are great for you! If you are an international worker looking to work in Canada on a work permit with opportunities to apply for permanent residence later, you are in luck!

Due to COVID-19 a number of shifts in immigration policy have been announced in order to deal with certain economic challenges in Canada and namely those that concern unemployment and job-loss. On the positive side, recruitment requirements (minimum of 3 months) for certain occupations have been dropped and employers benefit from a faster speed of processing on their Labour Market Impact Assessments or LMIAs. The following warning is displayed on the Service Canada website for employers' recruitment program requirements: