Aug 05, 2018 - 11:05 AM
Federal mandates concerning the hiring of foreign workers are changing to make it easier for "non-Canadians" to find work. The government has developed a fast-track employment visa program, and Canadian firms are taking advantage of the new policies. According to a survey conducted by the Toronto-based MaRS Discovery District, one of the biggest urban innovation projects in the world, 53 % of Canadian businesses had more international applicants in 2017 than in 2016, and 45 % of companies hired foreign employees in 2017.
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