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Changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program

By Ron McKay

Effective as of April 1, 2010, regulatory and administrative changes were made to the Live-In Caregiver Program (“LCP”).

On December 12, 2009, Minister Kenney announced a combination of administrative and proposed regulatory changes to the LCP. These changes were designed to better protect the rights of live-in caregivers and to make it easier for them and their families to obtain permanent residence in Canada, while continuing to protect the health and safety of Canadians and maintaining the project objective to respond to labour market shortages.

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