Canada eases entry for international researchers through Global Skills Strategy

October 4, 2017 – As of June 12, 2017, international researchers coming to work at public Canadian universities for short periods of time no longer have to apply for a work permit, as part of the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Strategy. Those working on projects at a publicly funded degree-granting institution or affiliated research institution will be eligible for one 120-day stay in Canada every 12 months.

As well as the short term work permit exemption, the Global Skills Strategy aims to make it easier for employers to recruit highly skilled international workers in certain fields such as computer engineering.

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