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Setting up a business in Canada? Don’t forget about immigration considerations

Foreign companies and foreign nationals seeking to start business operations in Canada need to be aware of Canadian immigration and entry rules to ensure a smooth entry into the Canadian market.


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Withholding on foreign workers

Charities spend a great deal of time and energy focusing on audits from the Charities Directorate. While this attention on the Directorate is justifiable it is important to recognize that charity regulation is only one function of the Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) and that charities are answerable to the CRA for many of its activities.


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Hiring foreign workers – Know the risks

A Canadian mining company is at the centre of a foreign worker hiring case, with both sides in a heated debate over whether or not any attempts were made to hire Canadian workers prior to employing over 200 foreign workers at the Murray River mine near Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia. HD Mining International Ltd. overseas manager Michael Xiao says the firm completed an exhaustive effort to recruit skillful Canadian workers.


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