Category: Immigration To Canada

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

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 heavily, for better or for worse. It is no wonder, then, that when Canadians

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

“Deep in our history of struggle for freedom, Canada was the north star. The freedom road links us together.” When U.S. President Barack Obama invoked the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when addressing the Canadian House of Commons in June

Canada’s New Express Entry System: What We Know So Far

The” Express Entry Mid-Year Report”, issued in July 2015, offers valuable insight into the state of the new Express Entry system for economic immigration to Canada. This article outlines the system’s track record so far, and explores what it means

Express Entry: Top 5 Tips

On January 1st of this year, the Canadian federal government launched a revamped ‘Express Entry’ system for economic immigration to Canada. This article outlines the basics of Express Entry and provides our Top Five Tips for potential applicants. Until the new

Spousal Sponsorships and Appeals: What You Need to Know

A Canadian citizen or permanent resident is entitled to sponsor their spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner for Canadian permanent residence.  The concept may be simple, but the process can be fraught with complications and delays. This article describes some

Key Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act

In June 2014, just before breaking for the summer, Canada’s parliament passed major amendments to the federal Citizenship Act. While many of the changes have not yet come into force, potential citizenship applicants should be paying close attention. Residency Requirement Previously,

Foreign Cooks, Chefs and Restaurant Workers in Canada

We specialize in assisting foreign cooks, chefs and restaurant workers obtain temporary or permanent status in Canada. With the recent changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program and the Canadian Experience Class, it has become more challenging for cooks, chefs