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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/04/2006

Feds make it easier for foreign workers to come to Canada

Calgary — Temporary foreign worker offices in Calgary and Vancouver will help employers who plan to hire temporary foreign workers who are exempted from the labour market confirmation process. The offices will pre-screen supporting documents from employers to streamline the application process. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Monte Solberg said the offices will make it easier for temporary foreign workers to come to Canada and fill shortages in companies and sectors hardest hit by labour shortages. The pilot program will begin on Sept. 1.

Alberta unveils plan to meet labour shortfall of 86,000