Canada | Processing Delays for the Canadian Labor Market Impact Assessment Applications

The Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) announced delays in processing times for some streams of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program due to a high number of Labour Market Impact Assessment applications (LMIA).  The ESDC recommends the following to reduce further delay: (1) ensure the application is fully completed; and (2) promptly respond to ESDC request for information. The processing times can be found on the ESDC website.