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 – 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 […]

Looking for insight on Express Entry from an Immigration Lawyer?

Join me as I answer some awesome Express Entry questions from our listeners.

What does the future hold for Post Grad Work Permit holders looking to apply through Express Entry? Do I need to include all of my work history when completing my Express Entry profile? Is it really worth it to have my spouse complete their English Language testing for Express Entry? These are just some of the […]

Express Entry – The secret to finding your correct NOC!

If you ignore these tips now, you'll hate yourself later!

[UPDATED July 23, 2019] When applying through the Express Entry system, it is absolutely essential that you get your NOC right. By following these few short tips, you can significantly increase your chances of ensuring your position is properly identified and you actually get the points you deserve for your skilled work experience.

Express Entry – Essential Tips to Getting Out of the Pool Safely

Express Entry is now live .

Express Entry is now live . My first experience accessing the representatives portal was actually very positive. I must admit that I was a little nervous with what to expect given CICs past track record rolling out electronic filing systems. In the past, it seemed as if CIC pushed for the release of the electronic filing […]

Episode 4: Express Entry – Crucial Facts for Canadian Employers and Prospective Immigrants

CIC’s Express Entry Program coming January 1, 2015

CIC’s Express Entry Program coming January 1, 2015 Crucial Facts for Canadian Employers and Prospective Immigrants [Tweet “Crucial Facts for Canadian Employers and Prospective Immigrants”] Listen to Mark Holthe’s Answer   Fact Sheet: Produced by the CBA’s National Immigration Section The Express Entry program is not simply a case management system. It imposes a new […]

Episode 3: Express Entry – Top 5 Things To Prepare Now to Increase Your Chance of Early Selection

Listen to Mark Holthe’s Answer [UPDATED: April 1, 2017] Express Entry has now been in existence for a little over two years. We have learned a lot of very harsh lessons from how Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada has been processing applications. The most important overriding lesson is that IRCC will show no mercy to anyone […]