ARCHIVED – Notice - Extension of measures for Haitians applying for work permits

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September 2, 2011 — If you are a Haitian national who arrived in Canada prior to January 13, 2011, and are applying for a work permit or extending a work permit, your exemption from the requirement to provide a labour market opinion (LMO) as part of your application is now being extended. The requirement for an LMO will remain in place for all those who arrived in Canada after that date.

Eligible individuals will now have until September 1, 2012, to apply. Work permits are normally valid for one year.

For further information on these measures please visit our ARCHIVED – news release.

Visit the Work in Canada page further information on work permits.


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