Special PNP Series: Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

An update on the status of the OINP with immigration lawyer Sarah Fagan

There is often a love hate relationship that exists with the various Provincial Nominee Programs across the country. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program is no different. With limited quotas each year and significant processing delays, it makes it very difficult for immigration counsel to recommend the program for anyone that is under time constraints or other […]

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Has your Canadian Immigration Visa Been Refused?

Essential Strategies in overcoming visa refusals with lawyer Richard Kurland

What do I do when my Canadian immigration application has been refused? This is the question I get more than any other as an immigration lawyer. Well, after much contemplation, I decided I would answer this question once and for all by inviting one of the most well respected immigration lawyers in Canada, Richard Kurland, […]

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Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications – When all seems lost!

A comprehensive look at H&Cs with Immigration Lawyer Jean Munn, Q.C.

If you are getting ready to file a Humanitarian and Compassionate application STOP! ……..DO NOT SUBMIT THE APPLICATION! Before you do … listen to what Immigration Lawyer Jean Munn shared with me in this fantastic episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. I had a ton of respect for Jean before our interview; however, after listening to the amazing insight and […]

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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. […]

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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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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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