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It is possible to be on a work permit without a path to permanent residency. If you never qualify for one of the pathways or a PNP program, you don't become a permanent resident. Although there is no absolute limit on the number of extensions you may request, each extension request, if applicable, requires a new Labour Market Impact Assessment, which may be ...


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Should they require an LMIA to get me to Canada? In most cases, yes. An LMIA is required for most foreign workers in Canada. Exemptions can be found here; no obvious situations apply to you. Are there any options for a work permit visa(preferably open ended) For Indian nationals without prior Canadian study or work experiences and who are not family ...


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As a Canadian Permanent Resident you are not tied to any company in terms of work authorization. You are free to work for any employer in Canada (it's a bit tricky if you want to settle in Quebec and your application is via the Federal Process but possible). You are under no contractual obligation to join the first employer, after your application is ...


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An outland application for Express Entry unfortunately doesn't confer work authorization in Canada. So you will need to answer no to that question. You're right that having a job offer gives you additional points towards your express entry profile and make it more likely that you'll be picked up in a draw. Without a job offer, you have to maximize your ...


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