Canadian Business Immigration – Part 1

Great options for your business clients with Canadian Immigration Lawyer Jeffrey Lowe

Since 2014 Canada has been without any real immigrant investor program at a federal level. However, in this episode we are going to pull the curtain back on three great options that your business immigration clients may want to consider as they look to invest in Canada and use that investment of time and money […]

International Students in Canada

What the future holds with Immigration Lawyer Will Tao

With over 700,000 international students in Canada, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has been struggling with what to do with them all. Many of these students are wondering if they have a future in Canada over the long term. In this episode Canadian Immigration Lawyer Will Tao joins me talk about some of the challenges […]

What is Going on With Canadian Immigration?

Some thoughts on Immigration from the host!

Have you ever wondered why the Canadian Immigration process can be so darn hard and unforgiving? In this episode I share a few of my own thoughts on Canadian Immigration from the many years I have spent working in the trenches. This episode came about quite spontaneously. As I was walking through the Cottonwood trees […]

SPECIAL SERIES: Immigration Hearings and Appeals

Everything you want to know about Sponsorship Appeals with Rekha McNutt

Getting your immigration application refused sucks! Fortunately, you don’t simply have to accept the rejection and live with it. In this episode Rekha McNutt joins me in our first episode of our Special Series on Immigration Hearings and Appeals to pull back the curtain on Sponsorship Appeals at the Immigration Appeal Division. Rekha practices primarily […]

Windmill Microlending – An amazing story!

Microlending for immigrants and refugees with Onai Abote

One of the saddest things to see is for skilled immigrants and refugees to sacrifice so much to come to Canada and then not have the ability to continue working in their chosen profession once they get here. One of the more common barriers is the cost of applying for certification. Often newcomers are unable […]

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 […]