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In order to study in Canada, you will need to obtain a Canadian study permit..
For foreign workers, an offer of employment from a Canadian employer is usually required before the worker may be granted a Temporary Work Permit by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). There are several steps to this process. Depending upon the foreign worker’s country of citizenship, a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) may also need to be obtained in order to enter Canada.
For Canadian immigration purposes, “work” is defined as an activity for which remuneration is earned or as an activity that competes directly with activities of Canadian citizens or permanent residents in the Canadian labour market. Canadian immigration authorities require a Work Permit to be issued for a limited number of work-related activities in Canada.
A job offer from a Canadian employer is usually a prerequisite to receiving a Canadian Work Permit. In some instances, Canadian immigration regulations allow for “Open” Work Permits, which are not employer-specific. Work Permits are always temporary in nature, but can often be extended from inside Canada.
Normally, Work Permits will only be granted by Canadian immigration authorities if supported by a positive “Labour Market Impact Assessment” (LMIA) letter issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), indicating that the proposed employment will not adversely affect Canadian workers.
Development Canada (ESDC), indicating that the proposed employment will not adversely affect Canadian workers.