Good news for our healthcare system and for foreign-trained nurses. Provincial governments in Canada are reducing regulatory barriers that prevent foreign-trained medical professionals from practicing in Canada.
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Canada to Rollout New Passport and Online Renewal this Year
On May 10, 2023, the Federal Government introduced a new and revamped design for the Canadian passport.
Country-Wide Strike Affecting Immigration and Citizenship Processes in Canada
More than 155,000 federal public service workers across the country are on strike after the federal government and their union representatives (the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)) were not able to reach an agreement.
No H1B this year? What Are My Options in Canada?
Each year, tens of thousands of foreign workers apply for the H1B visa program in the United States. This year, the H1B lottery left tens of thousands of people disappointed and frustrated by the U.S. system. If you’re a foreign worker in the U.S. who was hoping to apply for an H1B visa this year but was unable to do so, you may be wondering what your options are. Fortunately, Canada offers several programs that may be of interest to you.
Who is Eligible for the Federal Start-up Visa Program?
As a law firm that specializes in immigration law, we are excited to share with you information about the Federal Start-Up Visa Program, which is designed to attract foreign entrepreneurs to Canada.
CANADIAN UNIVERSITY GRADUATES WORKING IN THE USA
It is becoming increasingly common for recent Canadian graduates to look for employment in the United States. Depending on one’s circumstance, there are multiple different avenues for Canadian citizens to obtain work authorization in the US.
Amendments to The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act
New amendments have been announced by the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen for The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act. These amendments came into force on March 27, 2023.
Canada is Extending Post-Graduation Work Permits for up to 18 Months
Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced that foreign nationals with a recently expired or...
PROHIBITION ON THE PURCHASE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY BY NON-CANADIANS
The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act(the “Act”) came into effect on January 1,...
Changes to the Global Talent Stream
On December 22nd, 2022, Employment and Social Development Canada (“ESDC”) amended the list of eligible occupations in...
IRCC to allow international students to work off-campus for more than 20 hours per week
Good news for international students — Canada is lifting the limit on the number of hours international students are...
Policy changes to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has implemented new measures to assist former international students with...