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 […]

What Everybody Should Know About Canadian Permanent Resident Status!

Essential tips on how to retain your status with Chantal Desloges

Becoming a permanent resident of Canada has never been more difficult. Knowing how to keep that residency in changing life circumstances can be just as important….in fact, possibly even more important! In this episode I caught up with immigration lawyer Chantal Desloges who practices in Toronto, Ontario to share some insight on this increasingly important area of […]

Has your Canadian Immigration Visa Been Refused?

Essential Strategies in overcoming visa refusals with lawyer Richard Kurland

What do I do when my Canadian immigration application has been refused? This is the question I get more than any other as an immigration lawyer. Well, after much contemplation, I decided I would answer this question once and for all by inviting one of the most well respected immigration lawyers in Canada, Richard Kurland, […]

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 […]

Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications – When all seems lost!

A comprehensive look at H&Cs with Immigration Lawyer Jean Munn, Q.C.

If you are getting ready to file a Humanitarian and Compassionate application STOP! ……..DO NOT SUBMIT THE APPLICATION! Before you do … listen to what Immigration Lawyer Jean Munn shared with me in this fantastic episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. I had a ton of respect for Jean before our interview; however, after listening to the amazing insight and […]

PNP Series: Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Key insights into how to improve your chances of approval with Alastair Clarke

This is the first in a series of episodes focused on the Canadian Provincial Nominee Programs. If you are considering immigrating to the Province of Manitoba, this episode will give you essential tips and strategies on how to improve your chances of securing a Provincial Nomination from the MPNP.

Judicial Review of a Visa Refusal – When all else fails!

Everything you wanted to know about the Judicial Review Process with Rekha McNutt

Getting your Canadian immigration visa refused is one of the most frustrating experiences a foreign national can go through. For many temporary visa refusals there is no appeal. You are left with refiling the application or considering a Judicial Review. Canadian Immigration Lawyer Rekha McNutt shares some fantastic insight on the process including when to file and when not to.

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 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 […]

Canadian Spousal Sponsorship – Can you really afford to make a mistake?

Interview with Ravi Jain, immigration lawyer, teacher and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada planning on sponsoring your “true love” from abroad listen to this Podcast BEFORE getting hitched! You won’t find this kind of insight anywhere! In this Podcast I had the pleasure of interviewing an amazing immigration lawyer and overall excellent guy, Ravi Jain of Green and Spiegel LLP in […]