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Working In Canada

Express Entry - is Citizenship & immigration Canada’s (CIC) electronic system that manages applications for a number of economic immigration programs. Qualifying candidates will then be considered by either employers, the federal, territorial and provincial governments for possible economic immigration.

Federal Skilled Workers Program  Find out what the Federal Skilled Workers Program is and the eligibility requirements.

Canadian Experience Class   The Canadian Experience Class designation for applying for Permanent Residence is for people who already have skilled work experience in Canada.

Provincial Nominee Program   Most provinces and territories in Canada have an agreement with the Government of Canada that lets them nominate immigrants who want to work and settle in Canada.

Ontario Provincial Nominee Program  Opportunities Ontario program information.

Temporary Foreign Worker  Learn about applying to be and the rights of a temporary foreign worker.

Student Work Permits  Find out how you may be able to work in Canada while you are studying here.

Post-Graduation Work Permit   Once you have completed your studies in an eligible program at an eligible Canadian post-secondary institution, international graduates can apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit, which allows you to work in Canada.

What are the Canadian (NOC) National Occupational Codes and what do they mean in regard to working in Canada

Getting Your Credentials Recognized  To get credit for education and work experience obtained outside of Canada, it is important that you get formal recognition of your credentials by regulatory agencies in Canada.

CIIP - The Canadian Immigrant Integration Project for Federal Skilled Workers. Learn about this initiative and how to take advantage of it.  Are you eligible to apply? Find out hereRegional offices of CIIP can be found in China, India, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom.

Labour Market Information   Knowing about the employment prospects in a city or region is extremely important when deciding where to live. Before coming to Peterborough you should find out if employers are hiring people with your skills set and training. 

Business Immigration  If you are considering bringing or starting a business in the Peterborough area, you can find out helpful information on business immigration at the Ontario East Advantage and at the Ontario Government's Invest In Ontario website.

Canada Start-up Visa  The Canadian federal government has a special program for business immigrants and entrepreneurs. Get your business idea funded and immigrate to Canada permanently.

For more information on working in Peterborough and the industries and opportunities available, see our Working section on this website.





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