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Global talent and IRCC programs and supports for employers

| Chris McLeod |

In partnership with Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Edmonton Global is hosting two information sessions on global talent and IRCC programs and supports for employers.

Tech Session – Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019, at 14:45:

  • Facilitating Access to Global Talent.
  • IRCC Outreach officers can provide targeted information to help employers address skills shortages and labour market needs when there are not enough Canadian and Permanent Resident workers for available jobs. 
  • Participants will learn about IRCC permanent and temporary economic programs and supports, including International Mobility program work permits that are exempt from a Labour Market Assessment, and Global Skills Strategy which allows employers to hire highly skilled workers faster. There will also be information on how employers can support an employee’s application for permanent residence.

Ag Sector Session – Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019, at 13:30:

  • IRCC Programs and Supports for Employers.
  • IRCC Outreach officers can provide targeted information to help employers address skills shortages and labor market needs when there are not enough Canadian and Permanent Resident workers for available jobs. 
  • Participants will learn about IRCC permanent and temporary economic programs and supports, including International Mobility program work permits that are exempt from a Labour Market Assessment. The differences in International Mobility work permits and those requiring a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), will be explained. There will also be information on how employers can support an employee’s application for permanent residence.

Seating is limited, please RSVP directly to Amanpreet Bhatti, Business Program and Events Coordinator, Edmonton Global abhatti@edmontonglobal.ca.

Thank you for your submission!

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