Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
The stylish and sophisticated Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville is located in the center of downtown Toronto in the fashionable and trendy Bloor Yorkville district. Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment with direct underground access to the Yonge and Bloor subway. The hotel’s restaurant, Matisse Bistro and Bar offers a sumptuous menu filled with European inspired cuisine within an artisan environment. Come and enjoy a unique, upscale hotel experience at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville.
Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre
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Electronic Travel Authorization


Six-month grace period on Electronic Travel Authorization welcomed

Some travellers and diplomats are breathing a sigh of relief after the Canadian government announced a six-month grace period on a new mandatory security screen.  As of March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. However, from March 15, 2016 until fall 2016, travellers who do not have an eTA can board their flight, as long as they have appropriate travel documents, such as a valid passport. Read more here.

TIAC Confirms that Tourism Business Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) are Exempt from All TFW Caps

TIAC is pleased that Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, the Honorable MaryAnn Mihychuk has made it easier for tourism businesses to access labour that is badly needed for the 2016 season. Following consultations with the Minister and the Departmental Director of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, TIAC has confirmed that tourism occupations are considered "low-wage seasonal positions" that are therefore eligible for these exemptions. Read more here.