Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Assistance for Temporary Foreign Workers


Each year, Alberta employers from many types of businesses recruit foreign workers with a wide range of skills to meet temporary labour shortages.

Learn more about the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Information for Foreign Workers

Alberta Temporary Foreign Workers Helpline
call 1.877.944.9955 (from anywhere in North America)

Additional Information

The Edmonton Newcomers Guide is a 28-page guide, produced with assistance from Alberta employment and Immigration, is available in English, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic and Hindi, Vietnamese and gives information about housing, policing, garbage collection, transportation, public transit, education, health, recreation and leisure, libraries, municipal government and finding work in Edmonton.

The Welcome to Alberta Guide provides useful information for settling and living in the province. The publication covers a wide range of topics, including housing, employment, education, health care, climate, banking, shopping, transportation, child care, the legal system and social customs.