More than 180,000 foreign workers enter Canada each year to fill temporary positions that aid local firms in filling skill gaps. For the majority of temporary occupations in Canada, a work visa is required.
NAFTA Chapter 16 allows people from Canada, the United States, and Mexico to enter the three nations more quickly and easily for the purpose of doing business or making investments.The Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) is not required for business people covered by NAFTA.
be transferred to Canada to work temporarily for the same or an affected employer; work in a managerial, executive, or specialised knowledge-related capacity; Worked continuously for at least one year in the preceding three years for the same or affiliated employer in the United States or Mexico.
There are no Canadians or permanent residents available, according to a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) from Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), and the company may hire a foreign worker to fill the position.