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The Benefits of Hiring Foreign Nationals with Chera-Lee Gomez, McInnes Cooper - Conversation Corner

  • 17 Sep 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Online


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The Benefits of Hiring Foreign Nationals with Chera-Lee Gomez, McInnes Cooper

Are you experiencing labour shortages?Join us for this session with Chera-Lee Gomez, an immigration lawyer with McInnes Cooper, to learn more about the benefits, programs, processes and regulations related to hiring foreign workers. She routinely assists employers welcome foreign nationals to their company. Topics will include the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program (AIPP). and Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA). Cher will define when an employer needs an LMIA or is eligible for an LMIA exemption. The most common LMIA-exempt work permits will be outlined.Whether it be applying for LMIAs, global talent stream work permits, AIPP designations, or another employer-specific immigration avenue, If you are currently considering hiring foreign nationals, or just want to expand your knowledge on the programming options available to help fill your labour shortages - everyone is welcome to attend this interactive information session.

Cher is a litigation lawyer with a practice focused on immigration law, indigenous law, and international human rights. She advocates for clients of diverse backgrounds and legal issues at all levels of Court in PEI. Cher offers immigration services to individuals and corporations. Individuals looking to immigrate or bring their family members to Canada may seek Cher’s professional advice on applications for citizenship, permanent residency, and temporary residency. She advises corporations on the employment of foreign nationals and immigration compliance, and offers assistance with Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIA) or specialized work permits.

NOTE: Registration is required to attend. A Zoom meeting link will be sent to you via email once you complete your online registration form. Presentation will be hybrid - virtually presented, with in-person attendance at the RWBC. If you would like to participate in this session from the Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque, please bring your own laptop.

Conversation Corner began as a small gathering around the kitchen table at our Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque in November 2019 and continues as an informal and informative platform for women in business to learn and share.

Do you have a business or workplace topic on your mind that you would like to discuss? Do you have a story to share? If you would like to be a guest on a future edition of Conversation Corner, please connect with Shelley Jessop, Manager, Rural Women's Business Centre at

CONVERSATION CORNER is made possible thanks to support from our presenting partner: