Four Year Cap on Temporary Foreign Workers

Please note that on December 13, 2016, the Government of Canada abolished the 4 year cap on foreign workers.  On April 1, 2011, Citizenship and Immigration Canada introduced a four-year cap on the maximum allowable cumulative duration that a Temporary Foreign Worker (“TFW”) can work in Canada.  Generally, once a foreign national has accumulated four years of work, he or she will be ineligible to work in Canada again until a period of four years has elapsed. What Do Employers Need to Know Before hiring a foreign worker, an employer should […]

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