When you signed your letter of appointment you agreed to apply for Permanent Resident (P.R.) status as soon as possible. The work permit you received through the Temporary Foreign Worker program gives TEMPORARY status only. Failure to apply for Permanent Resident status in a timely manner will result in the government directing the university to re-advertise the position to find any Canadians or Permanent Residents who may qualify.
If lengthy P.R. processing times make it necessary to renew your work permit please take these steps:
Once you have received your new work permit: