Author Archives: Government Relations Committee

About Government Relations Committee

The CCA Government Relations Committee works to develop relationships with the federal government on behalf of Canadian camps. The Committee also seeks to inform camps of legislation that may affect them. Mark Diamon (Camp Manitou, Ontario) and Jonathan Nyquist (NyQuest Training & Placement) serve as volunteers on this Committee.

New Camp Marine Module Boating CourseNouveau cours de sécurité nautique pour les camps

Dear CCA Camps, The Government Relations Committee is proud and relieved to finally send this very important email update regarding the newly approved Camp Marine Module boating course, which we have successfully created and designed over the last few years. … Continue reading

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Call for Assistance – Temporary Foreign WorkersAux camps de l’ACC

Dear CCA Camps, I am contacting you on behalf of the Canadian Camping Association (CCA) Lobbying Committee. We need your help. Recent changes to the federal Temporary Foreign Workers Program are making it extremely challenging for camps to hire American … Continue reading

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Update – LMIA Exemption Charitable or Religious CampsMise à jour – exemption EIMT pour camps d’ordre charitable ou religieux

Dear CCA Members, We have some important updates regarding the LMIA exempt work permits utilized by religious or charitable camps.  The new process to apply for an LMIA exempt work permit is outlined at the following  web-page: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/tools/temp/work/admissibility/specific.asp. It has … Continue reading

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News on Temporary Foreign Worker ProgramDes nouvelles sur le Programme des travailleurs étrangers temporaires

Hi CCA Membership, We wanted to get in touch with a short-term, significant change to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The government has recently announced a new ’employer compliance fee’ of $230 and a new required pre-application process for any … Continue reading

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