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Archive for: June, 2016

Vancouver Mayor’s proposal could affect Domestic Secondments and Global Assignments

Vancouver’s mayor has announced that the city is looking at imposing a tax on vacant homes. Depending on how the proposed law is written this could increase the cost of domestic secondments and global assignments. However, we first have to remind ourselves of CRA guidelines for such assignments. What are the CRA Guidelines regarding assignments?  …

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International Mobility Program – Temporary Foreign Workers Employer Compliance in Canada

When a company hires a LMIA Exempt Temporary Foreign Worker through the International Mobility Program (IMP) and pays that Employer Compliance Fee, does it actually contribute to anything? 1. Yes you may be inspected…now what When a company hires a LMIA Exempt Temporary Foreign Worker through the International Mobility Program (IMP) and pays that Employer…

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Rental Vacancy Rates at critically low levels in Greater Vancouver and Toronto Areas

Just recently Vancouver’s rental vacancy rate was measured at being the lowest in the world at 0.6%. CMHC has not released its figures, so Toronto’s rate is not currently known (last year’s published rate was 1.6%), but it is expected to be low, although not as low as that of Vancouver. Single Family Detached Homes…

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Citizenship and Immigration documents and your Fort McMurray Evacuees

Due to the wildfires and forced evacuation of Fort McMurray, there will be many assignees that have lost their official immigration documents or have at least had them damaged. The government has put in place special measures including priority processing and free replacement of Canadian citizenship and immigration documents. They have also included an extension…

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