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Do you want to work in Canada? You must know about “Canadian Labour Standards”

    Canadian Labour Standards is like a simple agreement that favors immigrants working in Canada, the rules guide and protect the rights of an employee in all aspects of employment.

    “The primary objective of Canadian labor standards is to establish and protect the right of an employee to fair and equitable conditions of employment.” This is what the Canadian labor standards are all about.

    Particularly, it is understandable and easy to comprehend that every country, state, and village, tends to have some rules on the ground that work and guide them.

    Who and who does the Labour Code Apply to?

    The Canada Labour Code strictly applies to employees and employers involved in the following activities, no matter where these activities occur:

    *. Railways

    *. Highway transport

    *. Telephone, telegraph, and cable systems

    *. Pipelines

    *. Canals

    *. Ferries, tunnels, and bridges

    *. Shipping and shipping services

    *. Radio and television broadcasting, including Cablevision

    *. Air transport, aircraft operations, and airports

    *. Banks

    *. Undertakings for the protection and preservation of fisheries as a natural resource; and

    *. Undertakings declared by Parliament to be for the general advantage of Canada

    If the work-related activity you are interested in is included in the above list, the labor standards in the Canada Labour Code apply to you.


    1. Alberta

    2. British Columbia

    3. Manitoba

    4. New Brunswick

    5. Newfoundland

    6. Nova Scotia

    7. Ontario

    8. Prince Edward Island

    9. Quebec

    10. Saskatchewan


    1. Yukon

    2. Northwest Territories

    3. Nunavut

    The above provinces and territories must be contacted, if the work-related activity you are interested in is not included in the above list, (Who and who does the Labour Code Apply to?) then you must consult the rules on labor standards established by the province or territory where the activity will occur.