Canada to expand Alberta's Temporary Foreign Worker pilot project
17 July 2012
For concise and recent immigration information watch our news.Canadian immigration has announced they are expanding the Temporary Foreign Worker pilot project which allows Alberta employers to hire highly skilled foreign workers in certain in-demand occupations
The pilot program was originally launched 1 June 2011 and allows eligible immigrants to come to Alberta to work temporarily in a specific occupation. This visa program issues them with a work permit that allows them to move freely between Alberta employers, without requiring authorization from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada/Service Canada.
Effective immediately, the following occupations are part of the Alberta Temporary Foreign Worker pilot program:
- Heavy duty equipment mechanic
- Millwright and industrial mechanic
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