It is important to emphasize that all Labour Mobility exceptions for additional requirements based on a significant scope of practice difference need to be justified based on a legitimate objective, such as:

  • public security and safety;
  • public order;
  • protection of human, animal or plant life or health;
  • protection of the environment;
  • consumer protection;
  • protection of the health, safety and well-being of workers;
  • provision of adequate social and health services to all its geographic regions; and,
  • programs for disadvantaged groups.

In order to post an exception based on a legitimate objective, there must be strong supporting evidence that of deficiency in skills, knowledge and abilities of out-of-province workers required to perform the scope of practice of an occupation.