January 24, 2022
Quebec introduces new flexibility to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
The Federal and Quebec governments entered into an agreement, effective August 4, 2021, to respond to ongoing labor shortages faced in the province that have been further accentuated by the pandemic. The measures are aimed at creating flexibility in hiring foreign workers via the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). These measures have been progressively implemented as part of an overall pilot scheduled to run until the end of 2024.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert