ESDC Refuses LMIA where no English Speaking Canadians Applied

Meurrens LawImmigration Trends

A few weeks ago we received through an Access to Information Act request several copies of internal policy guidance.  I’ve reproduced what I found to be the most surprising one below.

The fact that employers are needing to recruit foreign workers because the permanent residents and/or Canadian citizens who are applying don’t speak either English or French is rather troubling, to say the least.