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WORK PERMITS FOR SPOUSES OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
Accompanying spouses or common-law partners of foreign students with Study Permits are eligible for an open work permit, which means they do not need a job offer or a labour market opinion from Service Canada.
This exemption applies to spouses who are not themselves enrolled in full-time studies. Work permits for your spouse or common-law partner are valid for the same period of time as your study permit.
For information see:
STUDY PERMITS FOR MINOR CHILDREN
Many people who come to Canada temporarily to work or study want to be able to educate their accompanying minor children here.
In some cases, minor children do not need a study permit to study in Canada. These cases include:
When minor children studying in Canada without a permit reach the age of majority (turn 18 or 19 depending on the province or territory), they must apply for a permit if they want to continue studying
For more information see:
Canada Child Tax Benefit
The Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18.
Recipients must meet the following criteria:
Please visit Service Canada for more information.
Minor children accompanying their parents who are in Canada on a study permit or a work permit may not be charged tuition fees.
Information about tuition fees is available at the Government of Ontario e-laws website.
For daycare information, click here.
Ways to get involved
Rules and Regulations in Canada:
Some simple laws may be different from your home country. Now that you have moved to Canada, it is important to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations of Canada.