Destination Canada 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 edition of Destination Canada Job Fair, which will take place November 14–16 in Paris, France and November 18 in Brussels, Belgium. A preparatory meeting for all Canadian participants will take place in Paris on November 13.

Webconferences for employers

On September 13, the Embassy of Canada in France will host a webinar for employers interested in learning more about Destination Canada, Mobilité francophone, Express Entry and other supports available for international recruitment.

Session in French: September 13, 2017, 10:00 (EDT)
Session in English: September 13, 2017, 11:00 (EDT)

To sign up, please send your name, title and company name to and mention "Employer Webinar" in the subject.

Information sessions for employers in British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Manitoba and Ontario

Several information sessions are planned between September 24 and October 6 in British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Manitoba and Ontario. Details about these opportunities to find out more about supports for international recruitment, temporary and permanent immigration programs, including Mobilité francophone and Express Entry, will follow by email and at

Accommodations for employers

An accommodations package is being offered again this year by Megatour, at a cost of 1,330 euros for 7 nights including breakfast, free Wi-Fi and transportation from the hotel to the forums in Paris and Brussels.

LMIA exemption under Mobilité francophone

As of June 1, 2016, the Mobilité francophone stream of the International Mobility Program exempts employers from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) process when they hire francophone workers in managerial, professional and technical/skilled trades occupations from abroad to work outside of Quebec. You will find details on eligibility and how to apply in the attached bilingual information sheet.