Employers interested in hiring specialized IT professionals in Canada may be eligible for an expedited and aided Labour Market Impact Assessment through the Global Talent Stream. (LMIA).Qualified vocations include software engineers and designers, computer programmers and interactive media developers, information systems analysts and consultants, and computer and information systems managers.
Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) is a work permit option that, like the CUSMA Professional work visa, does not require an LMIA.
To be eligible for an ICT work permit, the worker must have spent at least one year working for the company overseas, and the two firms must have a qualifying connection. (Subsidiary, affiliate, parent, or branch)