Presentation: The Foreign Worker Program – New Requirements

The Belgian Canadian Business Chamber recently hosted a breakfast seminar  “The Foreign Worker Program – New Requirements”. It focused on recent changes to employment law in Canada impacting the expat community. 
Harry Goslett and Brenda Wong, partners at the Business Immigration Law Group
 updated the audience on the Canadian government’s recent changes to the program.  Many Canadian corporate employers have commented that the April 2013 overhaul has made their Labour Market Opinion (LMO) applications more complicated and time consuming.

To access the full presentation with its insightful analysis and comments, please click here: Presentation_Harry_Goslett_Belgian_Commerce_FINAL_April 8

Canada’s international merchandise trade, with focus on Belgium February 2014 statistics

Figures just released by Statistics Canada show that Canadian exports to Belgium, which amounted to $167 million in December and went down to $125 million in January, went down again to $109 million in February. Canadian imports from Belgium, on the other hand, amounted to $152 million in December, were down to $133 million in January but recorded a strong increase to $203 million in February.  So as we can see, our exchanges have peaks and valleys and it will be interesting to see their evolution in the coming months. Continue reading

“The Foreign Worker Program – New Requirements”

Breakfast seminar focusing on recent changes to employment law in Canada impacting the expat community.
Presentations by:
Harry Goslett, RCIC, Partner, Business Immigration Law Group
Brenda Wong, Partner, Business Immigration Law Group

Date: April 9th from 7.30 am to 9.30 am
Location: Aird & Berlis LLP, 17th floor, 181 Bay Street, Brookfield Place, Toronto, ON
To register click here