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 […]

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 […]

Police Certificates – Don’t take them lightly!

The ins and outs of police certificates with immigration lawyer Shirish Chotalia

So… IRCC is asking you to provide a police certificate. No problem…right? WRONG! Although obtaining police certificates for Canadian immigration purposes can seem like a pretty straightforward thing to do, if taken lightly, it can mean the difference between getting your application approved or rejected. In this episode, Canadian immigration lawyer Shirish Chotalia joins me to discuss the […]

PNP Series – Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program

Overview of the proposed changes to the MPNP for 2018 with Alastair Clarke

The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program recently announced some pretty sweeping changes to come into effect in 2018. As the pioneer of PNP programs across Canada, the Province of Manitoba has always been a trend setter in developing creative ways to encourage settlement in their province. In this episode I invited back Canadian immigration lawyer Alastair […]

Atlantic Immigration Pilot – The Best Program in Canada!

Everything you wanted to know about this best kept secret with Immigration Lawyer Janet Thompson-Price

The Atlantic Immigration Pilot may just be the best immigration program in existence in Canada today. In this Episode, Canadian Immigration Lawyer Janet Thompson-Price shared some insight on the program that you will not want to miss. I truly believe this program has been the best kept secret of all the various Provincial based programs […]

Express Entry – How to Score High on the IELTS Exam

Learn some key strategies from a past IELTS instructor Kris Enders

Are you a foreign national dreaming of immigrating to Canada through Express Entry, but struggling to score high enough on the IELTS exam to qualify.  If you are… you are not alone! Over 1/3 of the comments on my Express Entry Law facebook group (now over 80,000 strong) relate in some way to that darn english […]

The Private Sponsorship of Refugees to Canada – PART 2

Helpful insight on the Blended Visa Office Referral (BVOR) process with Ronalee Carey

Although the topic of government sponsored refugees has dropped slightly off the political landscape, the notion of privately sponsored refugees is still very much a topic of interest amongst Canadians. In Season 1 Episode 29 Canadian immigration lawyer Ronalee Carey joined me to talk about her experience working with the G30+ Ottawa Constituency Group who […]

Permanent Resident Card Extensions

Key strategies for retaining PR if you are outside of Canada with Robert Leong

Are you currently outside of Canada needing to extend an expiring PR Card? Are you concerned about the very real possibility of losing your Canadian PR status? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this Episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast is for you. In this episode, Canadian immigration lawyer, Robert Leong joined me […]