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 […]

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – Attention Ministers Mihychuk and McCallum – Part 3

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

In my last blog I spent some time pulling back the curtain on the government’s inability to properly enforce the TFWP. Instead of sending officers to actually check up on “bad employers” they decided to reduce the number of foreign workers in Canada by making the entire process virtually unnavigable. The only ones to truly […]

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 […]

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 […]

What really goes on at the Calgary International Airport?

Insights from a presentation by Duncan Paisley, Border Services Officer, to the CBA Immigration Section on April 27, 2016

Whether you are an HR Manager needing to send someone to Calgary to get a work permit, an executive seeking entry through Calgary as a business visitor, or a foreign national coming to land as a permanent resident, you won’t want to miss this. I’m going to share my Top 5 takeaways from Officer Paisley’s presentation.

Canadian Immigration Trends – 2016

What Immigration Minister John McCallum really has in store for us!

If you are an international student, temporary foreign worker, immigration lawyer, consultant, HR manager, global mobility specialist, Canadian employer or just plain old Canadian citizen or permanent resident with a curiosity in Immigration … you’ll be regretting the day you didn’t listen to this Podcast.

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program – How did we get here?

What every Temporary Foreign Worker must know before applying!

In this post, I’m going to share with you exactly what is going on with the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) today. For those of you who are counting on the AINP to be your ticket to remaining in Canada, I highly recommend that you read this article before you consider wagering your future on […]

Summary: IRCC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2016-2017

Everything you wanted to know about the Report, but didn't have time to read yourself.

Have you ever wondered what drives the policy decisions made by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)? Or maybe you just want a better idea as to the direction the Department is planning on heading in the coming year? Well look no further than the 2016/2017 Annual Report on Plans and Priorities for […]

The New Liberal Government’s Canadian Immigration Reforms

How proposed changes impact foreign workers and future immigrants!

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 6 of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. In this episode I will be discussing how the New Liberal Government’s Canadian Immigration Reforms impact the lives of temporary foreign workers and future immigrants in Canada.