Inadmissibility on Security Grounds – Removing terrorists, spies and dangerous people from Canada!

Interview with leading immigration and national security lawyer Peter Edelmann

Have you ever wondered what happens when Canada wants to remove someone they think is a terrorist or a spy? How do they actually do this? Is there a formal process or do they simply book a flight, toss them on a plane and fly them back to their country of citizenship. Obviously it is […]

What to do when your LMIA is refused for improper advertising!

When enough is enough.....push back! Interview with Immigration Lawyer Robert Leong

Have you ever experienced a refusal on your LMIA application because your advertising did not meet the rigid content requirements set out on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program website? If so, you are not going to want to miss the recent interview I did with Canadian Immigration Lawyer, Robert Leong. Robert shared some great insight […]

Canadian Passports – Not as boring as you would think!

Fantastic insight with Canadian immigration lawyer Les Morley

When I first considered the topic of Canadian Passports, I thought it would be too boring…I was dead wrong. Canadian immigration lawyer, Les Morley brought life to a topic that most would feel uninteresting at best. He shared some unbelievable insights that you will not want to miss.

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.

How to contact Canadian immigration authorities – even if they don’t want you to!

Interview with Canadian immigration lawyer Elizabeth Wozniak

Have you ever had a problem with a Canadian immigration application and needed to speak with an officer to try to resolve the issue? I’ll bet you spent hours trying to get through to a live call centre agent…only to be told there was no way to speak with the officer actually processing your file. […]

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 […]

Canadian Immigration World – Look out!

If you have never listened to the Canadian Immigration Podcast, now's the time!

In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I share with you where the CIP is headed into the future. I honestly believe this Episode is going to be the one that I look back on and recognize as the Episode that changed it all. Look out – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the CIP […]

Canadian Citizenship – Good News on the Horizon!

Interview with Chris Veeman, Canadian Immigration Lawyer

If you are a permanent resident of Canada considering on applying for Canadian citizenship, you are likely asking yourself….”why is it so dang hard to qualify?” Well… this Podcast is going to make your day just a little brighter! Chris Veeman, a well respected immigration lawyer based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, shares some great insight on […]

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.