Pathways for Caregivers in Canada – Everything you wanted to know

Understanding the new Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker Pilots with Matt Aronson

Whether you are a seasoned immigration practitioner or new to the caregiver world, a caregiver yourself looking to immigrate to Canada or someone currently working in Canada as a caregiver and wanting to become a permanent resident, this episode is for you. Quebec based immigration lawyer, Matthew Aronson joined me in this amazing episode filled […]

SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals

Everything you ever wanted to know about the immigration appeal process with Rekha McNutt

One of the most heartbreaking realities of practicing Canadian immigration law is the fact that not all applications submitted will get approved.There is nothing worse than having to inform a client that their application was rejected. Inevitably, the first question a client asks after being told about the refusal, is how can we appeal that […]

Special Edition – Canadian Immigration Post 2019 Election

How will the election results impact Canadian immigration with Ravi Jain

Another federal election has come and gone and after the dust has settled, Canada will have a minority Liberal government. The question is…..how will this impact Canadian immigration law, policy and practice? In this episode I invited my good friend and fellow immigration lawyer, Ravi Jain to join me to weigh in on where we […]

Express Entry – Tips to Avoid Disaster

Mark's best tips for navigating Express Entry successfully!

Express Entry is one of the most volatile, scary, and stressful applications that can be submitted to Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada. In this episode I share with you some of my best insights and tips on navigating the Express Entry process safely.

Be prepared for the Canadian Health System

An essential primer for prospective immigrants and temporary residents with Jason Cummings

People preparing to immigrate to Canada often have one or more of the following misconceptions about the Canadian healthcare system: “Medicare works the same across the country,” or  “Coverage is immediate upon arrival,” or “Emergency medical care is covered even if I have a waiting period”. In this episode Jason Cummings joins me to debunk […]

Refugee Law – Essential insight from a refugee lawyer!

Learning what the practice of refugee law is really like with Hart Kamiker

With the increasing numbers of refugee claimants crossing into Canada via the US border, the topic of refugees has become extremely polarizing in our country. As we approach another election year, political divisiveness and rhetoric from all parties will continue to dominate the media. What we are left with is a lot of misinformation being […]

What’s new with Quebec Immigration

An update on the major changes to Quebec Immigration with Immigration Lawyer Genna Evelyn

Quebec has gone through some fairly significant changes to it’s immigration programs. If you want to know how these changes may impact on Quebec based work permits and immigration, you’ve come to the right place. Canadian Immigration Lawyer Genna Evelyn joined me to share some insight on some of the significant changes that have been […]

Pot Legalization and Cross Border Travel

What you must know about the legalization of Pot in Canada and Cross border Travel with Immigration Lawyer Henry Chang

With the legalization of marijuana in Canada on October 17, 2018, there continues to exist tremendous confusion on how this will impact Canadian marijuana users travelling to the US and American’s coming to Canada for a little “marijuana tourism“. The issue is complex for individuals, but down right maddening for multinational companies sending employees back […]

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION SERIES: Business Plans – An essential component to business immigration applications!

Why I now recommend professional business plan companies to my business immigration clients with Marianella Manzur of Joorney Business Plans

For the past 15 years, I have routinely requested that my business immigration clients provide business plans to support the various business class applications I seek on their behalf in Canada. I never gave a thought to recommending the services of a business plan writing company….that is until I learned how great an impact they […]

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION SERIES: United State Mexico Canada Agreement – 5 great ways to work in Canada

Why the USMCA (NAFTA) is loved by immigration lawyers and their clients with Billie Young

The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created a fair amount of anxiety for us immigration lawyers. What would they change? Would caps be put in place on renewals? Would certain professions be removed? Would the work permit options simply be scrapped? With all of the posturing of President Trump, these were […]