How Trump’s new restrictions on foreign workers really benefit Canada!

Amazing insight into the US foreign worker restrictions with US Immigration Attorney Nicole Ezer

For US companies relying upon foreign workers, Monday, June 23, 2020, was a day of significant disappointment. President Trump announced that many categories of foreign workers would no longer be granted entry to the US until the end of 2020. Fortunately, Canada’s immigration policy is far more welcoming. If you are a US company that […]

Is the IELTS really better than the CELPIP Test?

Why you really need to know the difference with Language Instructor Garret Lim

Are you frustrated with your language scores? Have you considered writing both language tests? If you want to improve your scores, you have to listen to this episode with professional language instructor Garret Lim. He shares the real goods on what makes the IELTS different than the CELPIP. You can decide which one is better. […]

Is the Canada Border Services Agency Above the Law?

Understanding the world of the CBSA with Canadian Immigration Lawyer Arghavan Gerami

Anyone dealing with a Canadian Border Services Officer understands right away that they carry considerable power and authority over who is granted entry to Canada and who is not. In this episode Canadian Immigration Lawyer, Arghavan Gerami joins me to discuss some challenges that currently exist within the Canada Border Services Agency and attempt to […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Quebec Immigration Programs – Wow, are things really that good!

A look into the world of Quebec immigration with immigration lawyer Genevieve Henault

Have you ever wondered why the Province of Quebec has a separate immigration program? In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I caught up to Quebec Immigration Lawyer Genevieve Henault who took some time to answer this question as well give us a great overview of the various permanent and temporary immigration options unique to the […]

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 […]

How to Immigrate to Canada if you are Self Employed!

Everything you need to know with Peter Rekai

If  you are employed in athletics or the arts and are able to make a “significant contribution” to the cultural or athletic life of Canada, OR you have experience in farm management, and intend and are able to buy and manage a farm in Canada, this episode is for you. In this episode I had the pleasure of catching up […]