Information on Hiring Foreign Workers

Every year, Canadian employers hire thousands of foreign workers to help address skill and labour shortages.

Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) work to ensure that foreign workers will support economic growth in Canada and help create job opportunities for all Canadians.

Information for Employers

Note : Please be aware that there are also specific processes for employers planning to hire foreign workers in a number of industry sectors and occupations with special requirements.