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Hiring and retaining foreign talent in the City of St. John’s

Event Information
Author alnationtalk
Start Date/Time 28th Nov Tue AM 9:00 (GMT 0)
End Date/Time 28th Nov Tue AM 11:00 (GMT 0)
Location St. John's, NL
Type Public
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Hiring and retaining foreign talent in the City of St. John’s

Date and time
Tue, Nov 28, 2023 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM NST

City Hall – Foran Greene Room (4th Floor)
10 New Gower Street St. John’s, NL A1C 1J3 Canada

About this event

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We look forward to having employers join an information session in St. John’s, NL hosted by both Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Immigration, Population Growth, and Skills (NL IPGS). Additionally, we will be joined by the Association of New Canadian’s who will provide information on their settlement services.

This in-person event is graciously hosted by and is in partnership with the City of St. John’s. Topics covered in this information session will include:

How to hire temporary foreign workers and the work permit process.

How to hire international students and how to retain them after they graduate.

Resources to help you find skilled workers faster.

Permanent residence pathways available to allow workers stay in Canada long-term.

IRCC: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is the federal department that processes temporary and permanent resident applications. IRCC has a team of Outreach Officers that provide assistance to employers navigating how they can hire foreign talent. This team can be accessed at:

NL IPGS: Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Immigration, Population Growth, and Skills is home to the province’s Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism (NL OIM). NL OIM promotes immigration and supports newcomers and population growth throughout the province. This department also has a team of employees that are able to assist employers navigating the provincial immigration pathways and can be accessed at:

City of St. John’s: The City of St. John’s is proud to provide the services and programs that make this a great place to live, work, study and do business. Among city programs are affordable housing, recreation and leisure programs, special events, a network of parks and trails and a range of services from public transit, to waste and recycling, water and sewer and fire protection. St. John’s also hosts the St. John’s Local Immigration Partnership.

St. John’s visions a progressive city, shaped by its geography and history, where people want to live and feel they belong.

The city can be contacted through, or for information on advantages of living in St. John’s,

Association of New Canadian’s: The Association for New Canadians (ANC) is a non-profit, community-based organization delivering settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees in Newfoundland and Labrador. For more than 40 years, the Association has delivered programs and services that support all aspects of immigrant integration, ranging from settlement information and orientation to language learning, skills development and employment. Reach out to us at:

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