Temporary Foreign Worker 4-in-4-out rule changes

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Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Issued by: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.

Announcement date: December 13, 2016

Implementation date: December 13, 2016

Key Program Changes:



The four-year cumulative duration rule will no longer apply to temporary foreign workers in Canada; this rule, was put in place in April 2011, limiting work for some temporary foreign workers in Canada to four years who then became ineligible to work in Canada for the next four years.

Source: Government of Canada

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