Temporary public policy: Graphic designers working on live-action television or film in Canada

Date Announced:

September 10, 2021

Active Period:

September 10, 2021 until March 9, 2022.


A temporary public policy has been issued to provide a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) exemption to facilitate the issuance of employer-specific work permits to eligible foreign graphic designers who are coming to Canada to undertake work activities for all production stages (pre-production, production and post-production) related to live-action television and film projects and productions.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Economic migrants | Temporary foreign workers


employer-specific work permits

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