I am originally from the United States and have been in Montreal for a little over a week. I have fallen in love with the city and would really love to live and work here.
I understand that I need a work permit in order to legally work here but I know that the first step in order to get a work permit is to receive a job offer.
However, i´ve already had 2 potential job offers but they have turned me down once they found out that I do not have a work permit and say that they are not willing to help me get one.
I have a feeling that most jobs will tell me the same thing and I do not understand how someone is supposed to get a work permit here.
To sum things up, I need a work permit in order to get a job but in order to get a work permit I need a job offer but no one will offer me a job without a work permit. What do I do??
I would really appreciate it if someone who knows more on the subject could help me out with this one....