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FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Foreign Agricultural Resource Management Services is non-profit, federally incorporated in 1987 to facilitate and coordinate the processing of requests for foreign seasonal agricultural workers. Authorized by Human Resources Skills Development Canada, F.A.R.M.S. performs an administrative role to the Caribbean and Mexican Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program.
 

F.A.R.M.S. is a private sector run organization, governed by a Board of Directors, appointed from those commodity groups participating in the program.

NEWS


IMPORTANT NEWS

SAWP WAGE RATE:

October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017 - $11.60/hr

January 1, 2018 - $14.00/hr

Please ensure future 2018 LMIA applications and all advertising reflect this change.

Proof of Advertising - F.A.R.M.S. emailed all employers regarding proof of advertising required by Service Canada. Please ensure that the copy of your second source of advertising has the date the ad was posted, and proof that the ad was posted for at least 14 days. For online ads, the print out date on the ad at least 14 days later than the posted date is acceptable.  For store or bulletin board ads, a signed, dated attestation from a manager or employee at the store or organization must be included with the ad, verifying the date the ad was posted and confirming that the ad is still currently posted.

Housing - Please submit housing inspection letter/report and water results (if water source is private) with LMIA application.  Housing must be inspected no longer than 8 months prior to the submission of the LMIA application effective January 1, 2018.

Please see the 2018 SAWP Checklist under Things to Know for additional information regarding the LMIA application.