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Not all jobs for temporary foreign workers need to be advertised

  • September 25, 2018

Labour Market Impact Assessments are a fact of life for companies bringing temporary foreign workers into Canada. The rules are written so that companies have to make every effort to hire locally – including specific advertising requirements – before a foreign worker can step into the job.

SOGIC calls for Canada to take leadership role on LGBTI2S issues

  • August 20, 2018

Ahead of the August Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference on LGBTI Human Rights and Inclusive Development, the CBA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to urge his government to demonstrate Canada’s leadership in this field.

Are market studies in the Competition Bureau’s remit?

  • July 13, 2018

This spring the federal Competition Bureau released a bulletin to “describe how market studies are used to promote competition, and to provide transparency to stakeholders regarding how the Bureau selects and conducts market studies.”

Take care of the caregivers: Recommendations for the IRCC

  • July 10, 2018

Foreign caregivers and personal care workers face an onerous process to get into the country, let alone to bring their families, renew their work permits and get on the permanent resident track, says the CBA’s Immigration Law Section.

C-58 Update: Letter from the Minister

  • June 26, 2018

The legal profession will have to step up the pressure to protect solicitor-client privilege, based on the latest communication from the federal Justice Minister.