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Chance of a 20/21 Working Season in Canada

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Cat_Herder, Nov 4, 2020.

  1. Cat_Herder

    Cat_Herder Hard Yards

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    Perhaps a very dumb question, perhaps not.

    I was wondering what my chances are of people able to do a Canada ski season this summer. Obviously the likelihood is small, but regardless of that, what would my chances of (a) finding a job, and (b) being able to get a visa look like?
     
  2. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Instructors I know have left for Canada. They have been able to get permission to leave, jobs and visas.
     
  5. Chookfooter

    Chookfooter One of Us

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    Why would you want to? Lot's of Americans ski in Canada, I wouldn't go near the place. But I'm an old fart and don't want to die.
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    OP doesn’t appear to have a job to go to. Bit different looking at a working holiday visa.
     
  7. Goose

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    THWC has been advertising for this season on Instagram, although expensive, it’s pretty good way to get a job lined up prior to heading overseas.

    I think Visa are getting approved if your planned work is 6+ months
     
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    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not this season. The border between USA and Canada is unlikely to open for non-essential travel any time soon.
     
  10. toxicfox

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    If you haven't already got your Canadian work visa - IEC or similar- I can't see you getting in this season. It takes months to get an IEC sorted even without Covid19. You would also need a job offer to get approval to leave Australia and enter Canada unless you are a Canadian citizen. You then need to work out your own 14 day quarantine plan on arrival into Canada. And the season starts in 3 weeks ?
    Start planning now for 2021/22 and hope for a vaccine.
     
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