Canadian government shuts down access to work permits for food service industry in Canada

By Helen Park

The Canadian government has placed a moratorium on issuing labour market opinions for jobs in the food service industry following media reports on employer abuse of the temporary foreign worker programme.

Employers in the food service industry will no longer be able to hire foreign workers who require a labour market opinion to support their work permits.

Employers who have applications pending or have received LMO approvals but work permits have not yet been issued to the foreign nationals will be suspended…

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