People who come to do business under a free trade agreement like North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Other Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) or General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) are considered as business people and are allowed to come and work in Canada.
The main categories under business people are as follows:
American and Mexican citizens who meet the general rules for temporary entry to Canada can obtain fast access to canada under NAFTA.
NAFTA allows that Employers in Canada can recruit an American or a Mexican business person without a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).
The four main categories of business people under NAFTA are as follows:
– Business Visitors
– Intra-company transferee
– Traders and Investors
The Canada-Chile FTA, the Canada-Colombia FTA and the Canada-Korea FTA are some examples of Other free trade agreements (FTAs), which makes business people to enter Canada from another country easily.
Canada under General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) makes it easier for foreign business people from more than 140 World Trade Organization member countries to access the services market in Canada.