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 […]

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 Immigration Trends – 2016

What Immigration Minister John McCallum really has in store for us!

If you are an international student, temporary foreign worker, immigration lawyer, consultant, HR manager, global mobility specialist, Canadian employer or just plain old Canadian citizen or permanent resident with a curiosity in Immigration … you’ll be regretting the day you didn’t listen to this Podcast.

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program – What does the Crystal Ball Predict for 2016?

I went to the source - Brad Trefan, Managing Director of the AINP

Don’t listen to this Podcast before you read the blog I released yesterday, April 13, 2016 entitled: Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program – How did we get here? What every Temporary Foreign Worker must know before applying? This blog will give you essential background information to prepare you for the insights I’m going to share regarding the Alberta […]

Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program – How did we get here?

What every Temporary Foreign Worker must know before applying!

In this post, I’m going to share with you exactly what is going on with the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) today. For those of you who are counting on the AINP to be your ticket to remaining in Canada, I highly recommend that you read this article before you consider wagering your future on […]

How to obtain a Canadian Job Offer for Express Entry

Interview with Emma Goerzen of Hire Standard

One of the most common questions I get from foreign nationals seeking to immigrate to Canada is how to obtain a Job Offer from a Canadian company to support their Express Entry application. In this podcast I interview a good friend and colleague Emma Goerzen from Hire Standard who shares some essential tips and strategies on […]

Summary: IRCC Report on Plans and Priorities for 2016-2017

Everything you wanted to know about the Report, but didn't have time to read yourself.

Have you ever wondered what drives the policy decisions made by the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)? Or maybe you just want a better idea as to the direction the Department is planning on heading in the coming year? Well look no further than the 2016/2017 Annual Report on Plans and Priorities for […]

Essential Tips on Getting your Spousal Sponsorship Application Approved

From an immigration officer's perspective!

Have you ever wondered what goes through a Canadian Immigration Officer’s mind when they are assessing a spousal sponsorship application? In this episode I am joined by my good friend and colleague Billie Young as we walk you through a somewhat outlandish case study in order to illustrate the essential do’s and don’ts of spousal sponsorship.