Author: Matthew Iwama

Matthew Iwama is a Canadian Immigration Consultant and International Skilled Trades Recruiter based in Vancouver, BC. Matthew’s professional practice centres on Permanent Residence applications, ESDC LMIA applications, LMIA-Exempt Work Permits, Business Visitor Facilitation and Appeals before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Acting as the Managing Director of Vancouver Visa Services, Matthew can be contacted through his website: or by e-mail at

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Learn about how a Bridging Open Work Permit (also called a bridging visa) can help you remain in Canada. Read our bridging visa guide.

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