Many jokes have been made over the past year by Americans wondering who they could marry to cross the border to Canada. Turns out, we're making it a lot easier than that for foreign workers to move up here. Since June 21, the Government of Canada has implemented a fast-track visa for highly skilled talent, cutting wait time for entry down to two weeks from the typical six to 12 months. This change is especially relevant as Silicon Valley companies face the possibility of tighter immigration policies in the U.S.impacting their potential to grow.
Another significant to factor for businesses looking to expand up north is the quality office space, high concentration of head offices and exception quality of life available in Calgary.
If you’re ready for more information about the fast-track visa, talk to an immigration specialist contact: