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Canada Webinar: Sending Temporary Workers to Canada from the U.S.

Canada is the largest single export market for the U.S. and is a highly receptive market for U.S. goods and services. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Canada’s geographic proximity have afforded U.S. firms with a significant advantage in selling to Canada’s markets. Are you maximizing your opportunity? Whether you currently export to Canada or are new to exporting, the importance of developing a strategic approach to this market is critical to your success. This series has been designed to help businesses strengthen the skills necessary to effectively do business in Canada.

Sending Temporary Workers to Canada from the United States

Date: June 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST)                                                                                                                                                           Cost: free
Summary: Canada has recently seen some changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker and International Mobility programs. This webinar will assist U.S. service companies, such as architects, engineers and technicians in identifying the new process for sending temporary workers to Canada to perform after-sales warranty repairs, business development and other tasks. Join the U.S. Commercial Service and our speakers from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for this informative webinar. Some of the questions that will be addressed include:

  • What changes have been made to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker /International Mobility programs?
  • Do I need to get a work permit to do temporary work in Canada?
  • Can temporary entry under NAFTA apply to my company?
  • What documentation is required to send a temporary worker toCanada?

About the Speaker: Our speakers are from the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), and the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) (tbc). CIC is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for the establishment of policies and processing of permanent and temporary residence visa, refugee protection and citizenship applications.

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For More Information: Tracey Ford, Commercial Specialist Tracey.Ford@trade.gov (613) 688-5406

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