This includes providing citizens with access to more programs and services online.
For example, a health care provider won't be able to see your driving record, and a police officer or ICBC employee won't have access to your health records.
Those who enter through this program can work for a maximum of 8 months per year.
Applicants to the program must meet certain criteria, some of which include: high school education, equivalent to Canadian standards, language ability, as well as a written contract by an employer and HRSDC approval that labour shortages necessitate hiring abroad.
However this is not the case for those entering through 2 occupation-specific programs: the Live-in Caregiver program (LCP) or the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP).
Implemented in 1966, more than 29,000 agricultural workers enter Canada every year through this program from the Caribbean and Mexico.
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In 2002, the Pilot Project for Hiring Foreign Workers in Occupations that Require Lower Levels of Formal Training was introduced.
The Pilot project has since evolved to better suit employers needs, for example by increasing the length of the work permit from 12 to 24 months.
At present, only the province of British Columbia requires that workers be registered by their employers under the Domestic Workers' Registry.
Employment agencies on the other hand are only regulated in two provinces, British Columbia, and Alberta, and their regulation only amounts to operating licensing requirements.