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Work permits in Canada consist of work visas and employment authorizations. A work permit is a document issued by officials of the Canadian government that allows a foreign individual to work temporarily at a specific job for a specific employer.


Government of Canada. Work in Canada. Online: (Retrieved on August 8, 2014)

Service Canada, “Work Permits.” Online: (Retrieved on August 8, 2014)

Sutherland, Stephen J. and Hany Ibrahim, “Refugees in Canada: From Persecution to Preparedness.” In Blythe C. Shepard and Priya S. Mani (editors). Career Development Practice in Canada: Perspectives, Principles and Professionalism. Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), 2014, p.293.

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