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 […]

Canadian Business Immigration – Part 2

Choosing the right investment vehicle with Canadian Immigration Lawyer Jeffrey Lowe

This is the second part of a two-part series on the Canadian Business Immigration process. In this episode, immigration lawyer, Jeffrey Lowe, and I dive into the different types of investment strategies available to foreign nationals seeking to acquire permanent resident status in Canada. We take some time to pull back the curtain on the […]

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 […]

Strategies for Bringing Marijuana Professionals into Canada

Examining the best work permit options with Immigration Lawyer Betsy Kane

At some point in July 2018, the recreational use of Marijuana will become legal in Canada….however, Prime Minister Trudeau has confirmed it WILL NOT be Canada Day (July 1, 2018). With the explosion of this new industry, there is going to be a significant need for Marijuana Professionals to fill labour shortages and skill gaps within this industry […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maintaining Canadian Permanent Resident Status

Should I Stay or Should I Go - with Canadian Immigration Lawyer Carter Hoppe

Each fall, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada releases their annual Immigration Levels Plan. Currently these levels are set at just over 300,000 for 2017. This sure seems like a lot of new immigrants. However, have you every really thought about how many actually stay in Canada after they arrive? This is the question Canadian Immigration lawyer Carter […]