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My Employee is from Poland. He has been working in London England

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My Employee is from Poland. He has been working in London England for the last 9 years. He and his wife and young child have come to Canada in April on the 'Work and Travel Program'. His Work Visa expires in April 2014. I wish him to keep working with me permanently. I have a Construction Company and it is a registered Ltd. Company.

We know about the forms to be filled out for LMO. I'm wondering what can I do to give him a better chance of succeeding with this application?
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For you to be able to get a positive LMO you essentially have to show why you need him and not a Canadian.

So perhaps there are not enough Canadians who have his special skills? If you can show that this will help.

For example, not related to construction, there are not enough teaching jobs in Canada. So, it's not likely possible for a foreign worker to get a teaching job in a regular classroom. But there are not enough teachers trained in special needs. So a teacher from another country who has this specialized training may be able to get a work permit.

So you have to consider your industry and the job description and figure out how to show that you need this particular person.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Are you familiar with the Opportunities Ontario Program?

Would it be better to apply to this program, or go the route of the LMO?

Or should I do both at the same time?





Trying both options would make sense.

You definitely should not count out either option at this point.

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