The Private Sponsorship of Refugees to Canada

Everything you wanted to know with Ronalee Carey

After viewing the shocking photos of the little Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach in the fall of 2015, the global plight of refugees was brought to the forefront of public consciousness.  Since that time, many people have expressed a sincere interest in knowing exactly how to Privately Sponsor a Refugee to come to Canada. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – Attention Ministers Mihychuk and McCallum – Part 2

Let me share with you why Express Entry is the solution!

….So with high rates of non-compliance within the low skill ranks of the TFWP, coupled with the equally acknowledged need for foreign labour in various industries, I am going to share with you exactly why I feel Express Entry is the solution to all that ails the TFWP. The government will no longer need to perpetuate […]

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – Attention Ministers Mihychuk and McCallum – Part 1

Let me share with you why Express Entry is the solution!

By now, most people are fully aware of the fact that the Temporary Foreign Worker Program is once again facing a whole new review by Minister Mihychuk and the Liberal government. Some say that Minister Mihychuk is ready to scrap the whole thing. Others say the Minister may actually use what is learned from these consultations […]

Canadian Spousal Sponsorship – Can you really afford to make a mistake?

Interview with Ravi Jain, immigration lawyer, teacher and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada planning on sponsoring your “true love” from abroad listen to this Podcast BEFORE getting hitched! You won’t find this kind of insight anywhere! In this Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing an amazing immigration lawyer and overall excellent guy, Ravi Jain of Green and Spiegel LLP in […]

Canadian Immigration World – Look out!

If you have never listened to the Canadian Immigration Podcast, now's the time!

In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I share with you where the CIP is headed into the future. I honestly believe this Episode is going to be the one that I look back on and recognize as the Episode that changed it all. Look out – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the CIP […]

Canadian Citizenship – Good News on the Horizon!

Interview with Chris Veeman, Canadian Immigration Lawyer

If you are a permanent resident of Canada considering on applying for Canadian citizenship, you are likely asking yourself….”why is it so dang hard to qualify?” Well… this Podcast is going to make your day just a little brighter! Chris Veeman, a well respected immigration lawyer based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, shares some great insight on […]

Travelling to Canada with a Criminal Record – Beware!

Interview with leading business immigration lawyer BJ Caruso

If you are a foreign national with a criminal conviction – listen to this Podcast BEFORE travelling to Canada! In this Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the most respected Business Immigration Lawyers in Canada, Barbara Jo Caruso of Corporate Immigration Law Firm based in Toronto, Ontario. BJ shared with me some tremendous insight […]