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How many hours can I work while studying in Canada?

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    University of Ottawa

    University of Ottawa

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    As international students, if you decide to work off campus, there is a 20 hours work limit per week or working time. But if you decide to work on campus, for example, participating in a work study program at UOttawa, there's no limit for working time. For more information, check the CIC website.

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    Lakehead University

    Lakehead University

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    One of the benefits of studying in Canada is the opportunity to work during and after your program while you're studying, you may work up to 20 hours a week. And when you're on break or scheduled holidays, you may work up to 40 hours a week. Be sure to check the conditions of your study permit.

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