Learn about recruiting both in Canada and internationally.
As an Alberta employer, you should do everything possible to hire an Albertan or Canadian first. As long as you can show that bringing workers to Canada will not have a negative impact on the Canadian labour market, you can recruit temporary foreign workers (TFWs) to meet temporary labour challenges.
Find resources to guide you through the recruitment process, including step-by-step information about temporarily accessing skilled and semi-skilled labour, hiring Temporary Foreign Workers, and the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process.
Learn how to identify and assess education credentials obtained abroad.
Recruiting in Alberta
Find information and resources about hiring workers from Alberta's labour pool.
Recruiting Temporary Foreign Workers
Learn about the process for hiring workers from abroad.
Applying for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)
A step-by-step guide to this prerequisite for hiring temporary foreign workers.
International qualification recognition
Learn how to assess foreign education credentials to determine how they compare to Alberta's standards.
Alberta Workforce Information
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Canada-Alberta Job Grant
The Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) is a way for employers and governments to support training that leads directly to available jobs or increases workers' ability to retain jobs. Learn about eligibility, how to apply and more.
Employers can hire skilled foreign workers to meet their labour needs when they are unable to find Canadians or permanent residents to fill job vacancies.
Custom Recruitment Fact Sheets
Find the best locations to recruit in Canada for Alberta's highest demand occupations.
Date Updated: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:08:13