66 years aged, now in Toronto on visitor visa since October 2019 on legal status. My wife is in India. Due to Covid 19 I

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Customer: I am Jaldip 66 years aged, now in Toronto on visitor visa since October 2019 on legal status. My wife is in India. Due to Covid 19 I feel my wife is not safe though we have our own residence. As my wife do not dare to go out of our residence due to the serious epidemic situation of Covid-19 and it's danger variants like Delta. My wife has Visa also. Now I have some questions like; Can My wife come here after taking two dosage of vaccine? Can I get work permit for some time so that me and my wife can survive for a period of one year here?
JA: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the U.S. government?
Customer: i have applied only for extension of visa in Canada and they approved. I am in Toronto, Canada.
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about the visa?
Customer: Here lawyer told me that my wife can come, but I have doubt for any problem. More over can I get open work permit in Toronto Canada?
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: That is all, thanks
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I know your question is important to you and I will be giving it the time and attention it deserves.

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Your spouse will not be able to get a visitor's visa now. The borders are still locked to everyone aside from US citizens who are doubly vaccinated. They say that is going to change Sept 7 but there are no guarantees.

However, even then your spouse will have to show strong ties to back home and with your being in Canada I don't see her succeeding.

If you can get a job offer and then a work permit you can include her on your work permit and then she can come to Canada.

It is not usually possible to get a work permit while in Canada as a visitor but because of COVID it could possibly work. I don't see any possibility of your getting an open work permit.

Does that clarify the law?

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