Live webinar September 11, 2024 at 12:00pm EST
OR available video recording

  • Tamara Mosher-Kuczer
  • Cindy Switzer

3 hours


This course will provide an in-depth look at Significant Benefit Work Permits under the C10 and C11 LMIA exemptions of the International Mobility Program. The instructors will explore the purpose and eligibility requirements for these permits, the assessment of economic, social and cultural benefit, as well as where and when these work permit options should be considered.


Part 1: C10

  • Assessing place/type of application (TRV/eTA)
  • Preliminary Assessment of Eligibility
  • Determining alternatives to C10 Significant Benefit Work Permit
  • What is the purpose of C10
  • Assessing eligibility for C10 Significant Benefit Work Permit
  • C10 Significant Benefit Work Permit as an Interim Measure
  • Proving C10 Significant Benefit Eligibility – what to include with the work permit application
  • C10 Significant Benefits Work Permit vs. Labour Market Impact Assessment
  • Determining whether and hope to get an opinion from the International Mobility Worker’s Unit (IMWU)
  • What to Include in the IRCC Offer of Employment

Part 2: C11

  • What is the purpose of a C11 application?
  • Good candidates for a C11 work permit
  • Temporary or seasonal basis of the entry to Canada
  • Assessing eligibility for C11 Significant Benefit Work Permit
  • Ownership of the business
  • What to Include in the IRCC Offer of Employment
  • Documentary evidence
  • Work permit particulars

For Lawyers and Paralegals

  • Law Society of Ontario
    Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 3 hours.
  • Law Society of British Columbia
    Approved for 3 CPD credits.
  • Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia
    For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements

For Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants

  • College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
    • Approved for 3 CPD hours
    • Video recording valid until September 11, 2025





  • Attendance at the live three hour webinar.
  • Access to the course materials.
  • Ability to watch the webinar until  December 31, 2025
This course is included in our:
Tamara Mosher-Kuczer

Founder & Principal Lawyer,

Lighthouse Immigration Law Professional Corporation

Tamara Mosher-Kuczer, is a top-ranked lawyer, recognized by the Law Society of Ontario as a Certified Specialist in Canadian Citizenship and Immigration law.Tamara has exclusively practiced citizenship and immigration law for over 9 years.Tamara has helped hundreds of clients across a range of sectors obtain work permits in support of short- and long-term employment in Canada, and achieve Canadian permanent residency and citizenship.She represents clients on a variety of Canadian immigration issues.
Tamara has been recognized by her peers in Best Lawyers™ Canada since 2018.

Her enthusiasm and expertise makes her a popular regular speaker at legal and industry conferences and continuing professional education panels, including:

  • Law Society of Ontario’s annual Immigration Summit
  • Canadian Bar Association’s annual Immigration Conference
  • Annual Ottawa Immigration Law Conference
Cindy Switzer

Immigration Lawyer, MKS Immigration Lawyers

Cindy is the firm’s cross-border lawyer, practicing both Canadian and US immigration law.  She has lived in both countries and has more than 20 years of experience supporting people and businesses move and thrive across North America.  Nowadays she keeps busy outside of work raising two kids and a dog, and volunteering as a board member at a public legal education non-profit.