RESOURCES

EMPLOYERS

     ESDC / Services Canada :      Hire a foreign in-home caregiver                                                                                 

     Employer Info Line:                   1 ( 800) 367-5693

Bedroom Description :              In-home Employer Supplied Bedroom Description form (EMP5599)

Please Note :  Dec. 1, 2014 :  Employers must pay  Temporary Foreign Workers (TWP)  wages which match or exceed the median wage for the economic region where the work will be located. Thus wages will differ according to the area of the province the caregiver will be working in.  Employers must refer to the median wage published on Job Bank to determine the prevailing wage. 

Employer Schedule G form : Schedule G – In-home Caregivers (EMP5601)

Employer Approval :               Financial Ability Calculator.

Canada Revenue Agency :     CRA Business Registration On-line service  OR                                                                                                               Call the CRA Business Enquires line at 1-800-959-5525 (toll-free)

Payroll Ded’ns :                       Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC)

ROE :                                        Record of Employment  

National Job Bank :                  www.jobbank.gc.ca

     Workers Place Safety Board :  www.wsib.on.ca

     Work Permit & Visa Processing Times :  Processing Times

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CAREGIVERS : 

CIC has established 2 pathways to permanent residency for caregivers, which are:

Designated Language Testing  : http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/tools/language/agencies.asp

When room and board is provided by the employer, it must be at no cost to the foreign caregiver, as per the policy under the TFWP.

Citizenship & Immigration CanadaCIC

Visa Application Centers :           Visa Application Centre (VAC)
Biometrics :                                  Biometrics (fingerprints and photograph)

CAREGIVERS on a Work Permit already in CANADA :                                                                                                 Immigrant  Services in your area –  including language schools !                                                                                                                                                http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomers/map/services.asp

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News/Upcoming Events

MEDIAN WAGE Rate in GTA

Childcare $11.54/hr.

Eldercare $13.91/hr.

Wages for caregivers on a work permit are now based on

Stats Canada’s MEDIAN WAGE GUIDELINE

for the region of the province in which they work.

 

Check : ESDC Website

CAREGIVER CAMP WEEKEND
At Camp CanAqua in Halliburton
June 16 – 18, 2017.

Au Pairs on Cultural Exchange placements are another option to meet your childcare needs!