Labour market impact assessment (LMIA)

The Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)has been under intense media coverage over the last few months.

The Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) is one ofthe changes still in effect in 2019.

In most cases, employers require government approvalbefore hiring a foreign worker now called a Labour Market Impact Assessment(LMIA), formerly known as a Labour Market Opinion (LMO). An LMIA is issued byService Canada in cases where a Canadian employer is unable to fill theposition with a local Canadian worker. The main means of demonstrating this isthough advertising the jobs in Canada and making efforts to hire Canadians,proving that the applicants are not qualified for the position offered. Forfurther information on this for your organization please contact our office at 778-991-6520.