Work permits for film and television industry workers

On September 28, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released an update regarding the instructions for work permits issuance for workers in the film and television industry entering Canada from outside the United States, or visa-required foreign workers entering from the United States. IRCC offers priority processing for such workers. The department encouraged officers to prioritize these applications for eligible applicants within the 14-day priority service standard that has been established.