Depending the specific industry and work situation, there may be a particular process for a foreign national to work in Canada legally.

In addition to the broad range of content in this Work section, the following pages contain information pertaining to specific work situations in Canada. Simply click below on the section that concerns you in order to learn more.

NAFTA Professionals

The flags of Canada, the United States, and Mexico

Business visitors

The CN Tower in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Entrepreneurs

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Owner/Operator

The skyline of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Guest speakers

A speaker delivering a presentation at a conference

Convention organizers

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Conference vendors

Conference attendees enter a conference centre

Athletes

A National Hockey League game in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Film producers/personnel

A movie set

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