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Statutory & procedular overview of the current Canadian temporary work permit program.

  • 9 Apr 2022
  • 12:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Live Webinar- Live Webinar - CCIC (ICCRC) Approved - 2.30 CPD Hours


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  • CPD Hours – Two (2) Hours & Thirty (30) minutes
  • Date: April 9, 2022 - 1.00 PM EST     
Format: Live Webinar    CCIC (ICCRC) Approved

Educator: Muhammad Watto B.A., L.L.B.,

Seminar summary

This CPD course will cover the steps involved in a foreign national’s work visa-permit process as well as  the application requirements of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) where applicable.

Overview of the decision-making behind the approval of a work visa-permit application, as well as several important considerations such as the place of application, concurrent processing with an LMIA application, maintaining implied status as a worker, and restoration of status. Common mistakes made by work permit applicants are presented, as well as ethical issues arising in recruiting and corporate practice and work permit applications.

Event Schedule:

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM    Registration and introduction

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM      Seminar presentation

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM     Break

2:45 PM -  3:45 PM     Seminar presentation 

Presentation to cover

  • The statutory provision.
  • Current polies and procedures.
  • The initial client assessment 
  • When and where to apply (timing and place of application)
  • Assessing and gathering evidence from employer and employee
  • Where to apply for a work permit 
  • Application made outside Canada
  • Port of Entry applications
  • Applications within Canada
  • Work permit application assessment 
  • Steps followed by IRCC
  • Grounds prohibiting work permit issuance
  • Practical considerations 
  • Common mistakes made by work visa-permit applicants
  • Tips for preparing work permit applications under the TFWP
  • Sample cover letters/submissions
  • Conditions imposed on work permit holders 
  • Implied status and work under implied status 
  • Restoration of status as a worker 
  • Recommendations to clients and employers following approval of work permit under the TFWP 
  • Ethical and professional responsibility issues arising in work permit applications
  • Who is the client?     
  • Practice guidelines when handling joint retainers
  • ​​Alternatives to a joint retainer
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Examples of employer–employee conflicts 
  • ​Avoiding, identifying and managing conflicts of interest
  • Withdrawal of representation

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