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The following document shows all employers who have successfully participated in Human Resources and Skills Development Canada's Labour Market Opinion process, meaning they are legally authorized to hire Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada. The documents reflects all applications made to Ottawa over a two-year period ending June 2012.

Appearing on this list does not necessarily mean that the employer took the additional step of bringing in a foreign worker through the department of Citizenship and Immigration. Instead, it offers a window into how widespread the practice of using temporary foreign workers has become.

Companies on the list include restaurants like Tim Hortons, McDonald's and Subway, and banks like RBC Dominion Securities, BMO Financial Group and ING Direct Canada.

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