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December 8, 2023

Canadian government updates Temporary Foreign Worker Program for LMIAs

The Canadian government has recently announced the extension of temporary measures and changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program Workforce Solutions Road Map that will be in place until 30 August 2024. With this latest announcement, the Government of Canada has extended the temporary measures outlined in the roadmap for an additional ten months until 30 August 2024, to better reflect the current labor market conditions and the economic outlook for the future. The extended measures are intended by the government to support employers in responding to labor market needs while serving to ensure Canadian jobs and wages are prioritized.

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.


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