Agricultural Stream Program


Procedures for Barbados

Ken Mason

Consul/Chief Liaison Officer
Bus: (416) 214-9825
Fax:(416) 214-9826

Shirley Wall-Mayers

Assistant Liaison Officer

Address:

Barbados Liaison Service
110 Sheppard Avenue East
Suite 205
North York  ON  M2N 6Y8


Procedures for Eastern Caribbean Countries

Olaf Fontanelle

Chief Liaison Officer
Cell : 416-579-4662

Charmaine Williams

Liaison Officer
Bus: (416) 222-1988
Fax: (416) 222-3830

Address:

1 Concord Gate, Suite 303,Toronto,Ontario M3C 3N6
E-mail: ecls@oecs.org


Procedures for Jamaica

Carlton Anderson

Chief Liaison Officer

Phone & Fax

Bus: 416-733-4359
Fax: 416-733-0023
Cell: 647-464-5101


Procedures for Guatemala

  1. F.A.R.M.S. requires the Low Skill Appointment of Representative form to be completed and returned to our office.
  2. Place order with Service Canada In Ontario please contact Service Canada Simcoe Call Centre at: 1-800-367-5693
    For all other provinces contact your local Service Canada office.
  3. Once completed, please forward the employment contract (PLEASE ENSURE it is completed and signed) via fax to F.A.R.M.S. – 905-568-4175 or via e-mail at farmsaccess@farms-canag.com
  4. F.A.R.M.S. will send the request to Comuguate in Guatemala for recruitment purposes and to obtain names of workers.
    F.A.R.M.S. administration fee is $50.00 + HST. per worker arrival.
    Guatemala will recruit workers and send F.A.R.M.S. the names
  5. F.A.R.M.S. will provide the employer the names of the workers
  6. Employer must submit the names of the workers to Service Canada to obtain a final Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Number.
  7. Once employer receives the LMIA employer must fax or e-mail F.A.R.M.S. F.A.R.M.S. sends Guatemala or Mexico the final LMIA with a requested travel date.
  8. Once travel date has been confirmed, CanAg Travel will contact the employer to arrange ground transportation. Fees for this service vary depending on where employer is.
  9. CanAg meets worker at the airport and facilitates worker movement through Customs and Immigration and gets them through Pearson Airport onwards to bus connections or local pick-up.


Procedure for Mexico

  1. F.A.R.M.S. requires Low Skill Appointment of Representative form to be completed and returned to our office.
  2. Place order with Service Canada In Ontario please contact Service Canada Simcoe at: 1-800-367-5693
    For all other provinces contact your local Service Canada office.
  3. Once completed, please forward the employment contract (PLEASE ENSURE it is completed and signed) via fax to F.A.R.M.S. – 905-568-4307 or via e-mail at farmsaccess@farms-canag.com
  4. F.A.R.M.S. will send the request to Working Link in Mexico for recruitment purposes and to obtain names of workers.
    F.A.R.M.S. administration fee is $50.00 + HST. per worker arrival.
    Working Link will recruit workers and send F.A.R.M.S. the names
  5. F.A.R.M.S. will provide the employer the names of the workers
  6. Employer must submit the names of the workers to Service Canada to obtain a final Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Number.
  7. Once employer receives the LMIA employer must fax or e-mail F.A.R.M.S. F.A.R.M.S. sends Mexico the final LMIA with a requested travel date.
  8. Once travel date has been confirmed, CanAg Travel will contact the employer to arrange ground transportation. Fees for this service vary depending on where employer is.
  9. CanAg meets worker at the airport and facilitates worker movement through Customs and Immigration and gets them through Pearson Airport onwards to bus connections or local pick-up.
  10. If a worker disappears off the farm or doesn’t showup for work, please contact the F.A.R.M.S. office so worker can be declared AWOL with authorities.