Bringing in foreign workers a lengthy, error-prone processProvincial nominee program easier to access, but legal advice still neededBy Uyen Vu03/26/2007|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/25/2007 When Chantelle Pinder set out to get a work permit for a personal fitness instructor from Australia, she had no idea of the bureaucratic nightmare she was about to face. True, personal fitness instructors aren’t all that rare a breed in Canada, but Pinder, HR manager at the Calgary Winter Club, was armed with a year’s worth of applications to make her case. Plus, the woman from Australia was more than just a personal fitness trainer. She was also a swim coach, a lifeguard and a snowboard and skiing instructor. “She’s got one of those personalities that makes her extremely good at what she does. She knows how to coach people so that they push themselves. A lot of the swimmers here feel that since she’s been here, they’ve been advancing in leaps and bounds.” To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.