International Mobility Program: Authorization to work without a work permit - Examiners and evaluators

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Paragraph R186(n) allows eminent individuals who direct the studies and review the work done by university students that are under their tutelage to, on occasion, enter Canada to review their student’s thesis and papers. R186(n) also includes foreign professors and researchers seeking entry to evaluate academic university programs or research proposals [including evaluation of proposals from organizations such as the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)].

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