Happiness away from home: taking care of your assignee’s mental health

Lady doing Yoga

If there is one thing that we need to take care of wherever in the world, it is our health. When we talk corporate relocation, employers usually take care of the basics of the move, but that doesn’t always help employees’ mental health. Moving abroad or even going away on an assignment can be taxing […]

When should you offer to support Permanent Residency for your Employee?

With more than 280.000 immigrants, Canada is a country many people want to live in. Even in 2020, the number of permanent residents rose, especially when borders were still opening. With the gradual return of the economy and the reopening of borders, this number may grow. Having a job offer is one of the ways […]

Global Talent Stream: Hire high-skilled international workers

Looking for talent today is becoming an international job. The Coronavirus pandemic accelerated an already growing trend of companies building international teams. Aware of this trend, in 2017, the Canadian government implemented the Global Talent Stream (GTS) as a fast-track option within the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Global Talent Stream According to the Canadian […]

What does the new Easing of Canadian Travel Restrictions mean to Assignees?

Eased Canadian Travel Restrictions

Canada lifts most international travel restrictions for some specific categories of travellers, who are fully vaccinated, starting July 5. Effective July 5 at 11:59 p.m. Travellers who are currently able to enter Canada (returning  Canadians, permanent residents and those deemed essential, which has always encompassed those arriving on Work Permits) under the existing rules will be able […]

This Peak Moving Season! The most difficult on record?

Peak Moving Season

All Points has written about Peak Moving Season in the past, but this notice is a warning that we may be at “all-time-worst” Peak Moving Season. This is important for anyone managing corporate relocation. What is Peak Moving Season? Peak moving season occurs in the summer, with 80% of all moves in Canada and the United States […]

COVID, Self-Isolation and Grocery Services during a Relocation to Canada

All Points has notified our clients of our COVID related services for some time now, right back to the origination of the ArriveCan App. But while we have been delivering the below service for some time now, we realized, we never fully explained the whys and wherefores of the service. So here it is. Your […]

Relocation Finances: Capped Relocation Allowances and tax breaks

Capped Relocation Allowance

Whenever a company decides to expand nationally or internationally, they can find a great challenge with relocation finances. A relocation finance plan contains more than just a budget. You need to know the competitive landscape for relocating in your own industry. In addition, a relocation professional can help you budget the costs from point A […]

5 Factors not to lose sight of during an International Relocation

When onboarding an employee or recruit through an international corporate relocation, there are so many things to consider. We choose the top five in this article so that you will be well on your way. Check them out: 1. Immigration Research the details about what the employee needs to get a visa and work authorization […]

All Points’ COVID-19 Update and Business Continuity

Covid Test Tube

As of April 14, those who are relocating from abroad to Canada who don’t have credible plans to self-isolate will now be forced to stay at a quarantine facility, such as a hotel. All Points provides our clients with a template for a credible isolation plan that travelers coming to Canada should have on them […]