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Alexandra Cole B.A. (Hons.), J.D.

Senior Associate
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Toronto
150 York Street, 5th Floor Toronto ON M5H 3S5 CA

Alexandra Cole is a senior associate at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. Alexandra practices in all areas of Canadian immigration and citizenship law including work, student and visitor visas and permits, Immigration and Refugee Board hearings, Federal Court litigation, permanent residency, admissibility and enforcement matters, investigations, and humanitarian and compassionate applications. She values client relationships and places importance on detailed and vigorous client representation. Alexandra specializes in the area of Labour Market Impact Assessment applications and in employer compliance matters under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and International Mobility Program. She is a knowledgeable advocate for employers and temporary foreign workers.

Throughout her time at Western Law School, Alexandra was a supervisor and case worker for the immigration services team at the free clinic, Community Legal Services. She also volunteered her time with the Pro Bono Students Canada, Family Law Project, and to the community program, London Lawyers Feed the Hungry.

Education

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015
  • Juris Doctor, University of Western Ontario, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminal Justice and Public Policy with Distinction, University of Guelph, 2011
 

 

Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association, Citizenship and Immigration Law Section
  • Ontario Bar Association, Citizenship and Immigration Law Section

Involvement

  • Alexandra volunteers her time with the community program, Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry.
  • Throughout her studies at the University of Western Ontario, Alexandra volunteered her time with the Pro Bono Students Canada, Family Law Project and to the community program, London Lawyers Feed the Hungry. She was a supervisor and case worker for the immigration services team at the free clinic, Community Legal Services.

News

Apr 12, 2021

Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market - Immigration Law Series - New Book Released

It is exciting to announce that our book “Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market” is now available to readers who are seeking...

Mar 27, 2020

*Updated* COVID-19 Immigration Update

Due to the exceptional and fluid circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, information will be updated as soon as possible. We direct you t...

Events

Aug 28, 2019

Inside Immigration Webinar

Inside Immigration Webinar is a monthly 30 minute call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in ...

Jun 21, 2016

Green and Spiegel Wins 2016 Lexpert Diversity and Inclusion Award

We are very proud to announce that Green and Spiegel LLP was chosen as a winner of Lexpert’s 2016 Zenith Awards: Celebrating Diversity a...

Blogs

Apr 12, 2021

Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market - Immigration Law Series - New Book Released

It is exciting to announce that our book “Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market” is now available to readers who are seeking...

Apr 06, 2018

MEDICAL INADMISSIBILITY: A MOVEMENT TOWARDS INCLUSIVITY

THE LEGISLATION The subject of Canada’s medical inadmissibility provisions has been a hot topic on the government’s radar in recent yea...

Media and Presentations

Co-author of Temporary Entry Into The Canadian Labour Market

Temporary Entry Into The Canadian Labour Market

Temporary Entry into the Canadian Labour Market, provides a well-rounded explanation of the avenues and implications of a foreign national’s temporary entry into the Canadian labour market. Readers will gain a cohesive understanding of work permit categories and requirements, from applications for work authorization to employer compliance and inspections. Practical and key considerations are addressed, answering fundamental questions such as whether someone needs a work permit, how they get it, and what the employer and recipient’s responsibilities are. 

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