Category: Immigration To Canada

Updated Special Measures and Guidance Regarding Ukrainian Nationals Wishing to Visit or to Remain in Canada (Updated March 18, 2022)

On March 17th, 2022, the Government of Canada launched the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). I have updated my special briefing note to Ukrainian Nationals to include these changes, which was published by the Ottawa Business Journal on March

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Ukraine: Special Measures and Guidance Regarding Ukrainian Nationals Wishing to Visit or to Remain in Canada

On March 3, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced new immigration measures for those affected by the situation in Ukraine. I have published a briefing note regarding these special measures to assist Ukrainian nationals wishing to visit or to

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Second Class Citizens? Not in Canada!

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Bill C-24 to amend the Citizenship Act received Royal Assent and became law on 19 June 2014. These amendments were widely criticized as having created a two-tiered citizenship system. Particularly controversial were subsections 10(2) and 10(3) of

Trump’s Travel Ban: America’s Loss, Canada’s Enduring Opportunity

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. Canada and the United States are friends, partners and allies; in trade, in security, and in international affairs. What happens south of the border impacts Canada (and

Know Your Obligations When Employing a Foreign Worker

Foreign workers are valuable additions to a workplace, but failure to comply with the Regulations can lead to heavy consequences. In this article, we will provide you with tips on how best to comply with the requirements, and also alert you

U.S. Immigration to Canada: Strength and Opportunity through Diversity

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. “Deep in our history of struggle for freedom, Canada was the north star. The freedom road links us together.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. When U.S.

Canada’s Current Express Entry System

Last Updated: 16 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. This article outlines the current Express Entry system, and explores what it means for Canada’s evolving immigration landscape. The Canadian Government utilizes the Express Entry system to

Express Entry: Top 5 Tips

Last Updated: 16 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. So what is a potential applicant to do?  Here are our Top Five Tips. (1)  Eligible? Apply Now. In order to submit your name into the pool, you

Spousal Sponsorships and Appeals: What You Need to Know

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. A Canadian citizen or permanent resident is entitled to sponsor their spouse, common-law partner, same-sex common-law partner, or conjugal partner for Canadian permanent residence. The concept may

Canada’s Citizenship Act: What You Need to Know Now

Last Updated: 9 April 2020. Access the PDF version of this article here. Bill C-6, an Act to further amend the Canadian Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent of 19 June 2017. This article

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