COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 UPDATES

March 30, 2020 | OPVG

COVID-19 UPDATES:

Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) Program is jointly administered by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

IRCC recently announced exemptions to travel restrictions to facilitate entry of TFWs into Canada. Employers using all streams of the program are able to make arrangements for workers to enter Canada.

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/coronavirus-special-measures.html

Further to the announcement of the exemptions to the travel restrictions, please find attached guidance for employers of temporary foreign workers regarding COVID-19.

 

Please go to this link for information from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:
http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-information-for-industry/?id=1584732749543

Please go to this link for information from Immigration:

https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2020/03/canada-provides-update-on-exemptions-to-travel-restrictions-to-protect-canadians-and-support-the-economy.html

 

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