Hire a temporary foreign worker in a high-wage or low-wage position
New requirements for positions onboard a foreign vessel undertaking coasting trade in Canadian waters effective as of September 11, 2018.
The wage being offered for the position will determine if you need to apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Stream for High-wage Positions or the Stream for Low-wage Positions, each with their own requirements.
If you are offering a wage to a temporary foreign worker that is:
- at or above the provincial or territorial median hourly wage, you must apply under the Stream for high-wage positions
- below the provincial or territorial median hourly wage, you must apply under the Stream for low-wage positions
|Province/Territory||Wages prior to May 3, 2018
2016 Wage ($/hour)
|Wages as of May 3, 2018
2017 Wage ($/hour)
|Newfoundland and Labrador||$20.31||$21.98|
|Prince Edward Island||$18.44||$19.00|
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2016 and 2017
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