Glossary

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C

CIC
Citizenship and Immigration Canada

CRA
Canada Revenue Agency - federal agency, administering income tax returns filed by individuals and businesses, payroll accounts, GST/HST accounts, etc.

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F

FSWP
Federal Skilled Worker Program - immigration category that allows foreign nationals with a certain education and skill set apply for permanent residence.

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H

HRSDC
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - federal agency responsible for assessment of offers made by Canadian employers to foreign workers. Its mandate is to ensure that Canadians and permanent residents have the first right to be hired for positions advertised.

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I

IAD
Immigration Appeal Division

IRB
Immigration and Refugee Board - federal agency handling refugee program and appeals for sponsors and permanent residents who are in danger of losing their status.

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L

LMO
Labour Market Opinion - a document issued by Service Canada. If positive, Canadian employer may offer a job to foreign national.

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P

PNP
Provincial Nominee Program - immigration category that allows provinces and territories to select new immigrants based on their specific needs.

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S

SC
Service Canada

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