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Hiring Non-Canadian Citizens

Some types of skills and expertise are difficult to find. What happens when the person who has the much sought-after qualifications does not have Canadian citizenship? Within the federal public service, the hiring process for people who are not Canadian citizens can seem complex.

We invite you to come and listen to experts who will help demystify the process. Thereafter, you will know if you should give preference to Canadian citizens and if special programs for foreign workers might meet your needs. You will also have a better understanding of what a labour market impact assessment is about.

Event information

This learning activity is designed for human resources professionals and hiring managers and is offered at no cost. Public servants of all groups and levels are invited to attend.



January 21, 2019

Time and language:

  • 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST) | French
  • 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm (EST) | English


  • Patrick Mvudi, Acting Director, Temporary Foreign Workers Program, Program Operations Branch, Service Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Sylvestre Longang, Awareness Officer, Dedicated Service Channel, National Network, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Simon Lachaine, Staffing Support Advisor, Staffing Support and Priority Directorate, Public Service Commission of Canada
  • Collaboration Lounge, Académie De-La-Salle, 373 Sussex Drive (Guigues Avenue entrance), Ottawa, Ontario
  • Available across Canada by webcast


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