Note: Being exempt from the LMIA requirement does not mean that you are exempt from a work permit. All categories on the IMIA exception list still require the person to obtain a work permit for legal work in Canada. Each year, Canada has more than 400,000 people, either with a work permit or students. The government`s policy is to encourage individuals to temporarily seek employment or education and apply for a permanent stay. (v) the employer may not, in the case of an employer who employs a foreign national subject to an order or regulation under the Emergency Act or quarantine act, not do anything that prevents the foreigner from complying with the requirements of the regulation or regulation, including the obligation for the foreigner to do anything that is contrary to these requirements if a foreigner intends to undertake activities in Canada considered a “job” under Canadian immigration law, they must obtain a Canadian work permit that authorizes them to perform such work in Canada (unless one of the few limited exceptions applies). Canada`s Temporary Foreign Worker Program consists of two programs: 209 A work permit becomes invalid if it expires or if a removal order issued against the licensee becomes enforceable. (i.1) Work is an essential part of a post-secondary university, vocational or vocational training program offered by a specific learning institution within the meaning of Section 211.1, where a foreigner may be admitted to Canada as a “business visitor” if he or she is actually seeking to enter Canada for a short period of time to conduct authorized business visitation activities. When a foreigner can enter Canada as a business visitor, they do not need a Canadian work permit to travel to Canada. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a trilateral reciprocity agreement between Canada, the United States of America and Mexico that facilitates trade between these countries.