Visa Processing – Navigating the Quirky Cases!

Discussing the tough scenarios with immigration lawyer Christy Jones

Visa processing can be tricky business. Although IRCC has taken significant measures to streamline the process and make it easier for us to file applications online and through the various processing centres, inevitably efficiency of process runs into a wall…..for some of our clients, it can be a BRICK WALL. In this episode, Canadian immigration lawyer Christy […]

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program – New Alberta Opportunity Stream!

Everything you wanted to know - Mark Holthe's take!

Are you an Alberta based foreign worker frustrated with how high the CRS has climbed for Express Entry? Are you beginning to think you will never get an ITA? If this is you, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program’s new Alberta Opportunity Stream may just be the solution for you. 

Strategies for Bringing Marijuana Professionals into Canada

Examining the best work permit options with Immigration Lawyer Betsy Kane

At some point in July 2018, the recreational use of Marijuana will become legal in Canada….however, Prime Minister Trudeau has confirmed it WILL NOT be Canada Day (July 1, 2018). With the explosion of this new industry, there is going to be a significant need for Marijuana Professionals to fill labour shortages and skill gaps within this industry […]

SPECIAL US Immigration EDITION: Understanding President Trump’s Immigration Executive Orders – if that’s even possible!

An in-depth analysis of the executive orders impacting US immigration with Heather Segal

As many are likely aware by now… US President Donald Trump is acting quickly on his campaign promises. Through the use of some very strategic executive orders, he has shaken the very foundation of immigration law and policy in the United States. Although this Podcast is traditionally devoted to Canadian immigration, my special guest Heather Segal, […]

SPECIAL PNP SERIES: Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program

Everything you wanted to know about the SINP with immigration lawyer Scott Bell

If you are a foreign national planning on immigrating to the Province of Saskatchewan or a human resource manager seeking a way to retain your key Saskatechawan based foreign workers… this Episode is for you. Canadian immigration lawyer Scott Bell shares some amazing insight on the inner workings of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program from an […]

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. […]

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 […]

Owner Operator Labour Market Impact Assessments

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program's best kept secret with Jeffrey Lowe

With the destruction of the immigrant investor and entrepreneur programs in Canada, few options remain to help business immigrants find their way to Canada. In this Episode, Immigration Lawyer, Jeffrey Lowe explains how the Owner Operator LMIA can be the game changer in facilitating permanent residence for not only business immigrants, but one of the […]

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – Attention Ministers Mihychuk and McCallum – Part 4

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

This is the fourth and final blog in a 4 Part series that examines the TFWP in depth and proposes why Express Entry is the solution for all that ails the TFWP. Read, comment, criticize or praise. The purpose of this blog is to create dialogue. Transitioning from reliance on the TFWP to adopting Express Entry […]