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Changes for French Speaking Foreign Workers Outside Quebec

LMIA Exemptions

Effective June 1, 2016, foreign French-speaking workers looking to work outside the province of Quebec, may be able to secure Work Permits without the need for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

The LMIA exemption called the ‘Mobilité Francophone stream’ will apply to francophone workers who are in managerial, professional, or technical/skilled trades, who will be working in francophone-minority programs outside Quebec.

We will provide additional details as they become available