Quebec employers can now change the candidate on a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) without having to reapply. Effective July 24, 2020, employers hiring through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) can replace the candidate where the original candidate failed to obtain a Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ) or work permit. Employers are also entitled
Quebec employers can access a facilitated Labour Market Impact Assessment process for an annually updated list of target occupations. The facilitated process means Quebec employers can recruit Temporary Foreign Workers for selected positions without needing proof of recruitment efforts. The list of occupations includes professions deemed in high demand, and industry sectors with labour shortages.