Hosting an Au Pair in Canada – Your Responsibilities

Your Legal Responsibilities when Hosting an Au Pair It’s been a while since we wrote a blog about the legal responsibilities of hosting an Au Pair.  From time to time we see a wave of host families commenting on social media about the “pocket money” they pay their Au Pair or the Au Pair who (more…)

Taking Your Au Pair on Vacation

It’s Vacation Planning Time! Looking to get away this winter and planning a family trip with your Au Pair?  This is something we have done and it takes good communication to ensure things go well.  Here are our tips for planning a family vacation with your Au Pair. Know your Au Pair Before you plan (more…)

Can My Au Pair Extend Her Stay?

My Au Pair’s Working Holiday Visa is due to expire and she wants to extend her stay… We have had a number of families ask us if their Au Pair can extend her Visa or stay beyond her Visa expiration.  Wouldn’t this be lovely if International Experience Canada allowed back to back Working Holiday Visas? (more…)