How to challenge an officer’s decision when your Canadian visa is rejected!

With Canadian Immigration Lawyer Steven Meurrens

Why is it so dang hard to challenge an officer’s decision when a Canadian visa application is rejected? This is the question I get more often than any other question from listeners. In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I invited Canadian immigration lawyer Steven Meurrens to join me to try to unravel this complex question.  As most immigration […]

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Canadian Passports – Not as boring as you would think!

Fantastic insight with Canadian immigration lawyer Les Morley

When I first considered the topic of Canadian Passports, I thought it would be too boring…I was dead wrong. Canadian immigration lawyer, Les Morley brought life to a topic that most would feel uninteresting at best. He shared some unbelievable insights that you will not want to miss. There was an issue loading your exit […]

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Life as a Canadian Immigration Lawyer – Is it for you?

In-depth interview with young Canadian immigration lawyer Will Tao

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to practice Canadian immigration law? In this interview, Canadian immigration lawyer Will Tao shares his journey cutting his teeth as a young immigration lawyer in Canada. Whether you are a young lawyer trying to figure out your chosen area of practice, or an old timer looking to […]

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PNP Series: Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Key insights into how to improve your chances of approval with Alastair Clarke

This is the first in a series of episodes focused on the Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs. If you are considering immigrating to the Province of Manitoba, this episode will give you essential tips and strategies on how to improve your chances of securing a Provincial Nomination from the MPNP. There was an issue loading your […]

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How to contact Canadian immigration authorities – even if they don’t want you to!

Interview with Canadian immigration lawyer Elizabeth Wozniak

Have you ever had a problem with a Canadian immigration application and needed to speak with an officer to try to resolve the issue? I’ll bet you spent hours trying to get through to a live call centre agent…only to be told there was no way to speak with the officer actually processing your file. […]

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Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – What does the future hold?

Insights from an interview with Russ Weninger, Canadian Immigration Lawyer

If you are an employer who is using the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada, especially for low skilled workers, you will not want to miss this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. The Liberal government under the direction of MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, has undertaken a review of the TFWP. […]

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Employer Compliance Reviews – If employers are not scared, they should be!!

With Betsy Kane, Canadian immigration lawyer and certified specialist in Canadian immigration law

If you are an employer who is using the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada you will not want to miss this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. Whether you are a new employer looking to access the TFWP for the first time, or a long term benefactor of temporary foreign workers, you have got to listen […]

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Happy Canada Day

The best country in the entire world!

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians and future Canadians. I truly hope we appreciate how amazingly wonderful our beloved country really is. Whether we acquired our citizenship by birth or naturalization, we are amongst the most blessed and fortunate people in the entire world. I hope this day of celebration is wonderful for […]

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Wondering why your Canadian Study Permit got Refused?

Interview with x-immigration officer and Canadian immigration consultant Dani Willets

If you are an international student seeking to study in Canada you will not want to miss this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. Although getting accepted to a Canadian educational institution is no easy feat, it pales in comparison to the much more challenging process of securing your Canadian study permit. If you are […]

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Express Entry- Navigating the Nasty Online Portal

Overcoming common technical glitches with Marina Sedai

The Express Entry portal for both representatives and individuals has been full of glitches and likely should have remained in beta testing longer than it did. However, the government likes to release quickly and have the representatives and individuals test at their own peril. In this Episode, Immigration Lawyer, Marina Sedai explains how you can overcome common […]

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