Owner/Operators Filling the Gap in Business Immigration Programs

Wednesday June 1st, 2016

It has been over two years since June 2014 when the federal government permanently shut down the federal immigrant investor pathway to Canadian permanent residence....

A Cautious Start to the New BC PNP Skills Immigration Intake System

Tuesday April 26th, 2016

In January 2016 the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) announced its new immigration application processing system known as the Skills Immigration Registration System (SIRS)....

The BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Stream: A 10 Step Program

Monday August 24th, 2015

By Catherine Sas, QC Over the past several weeks we have reviewed BC’s new business immigration program that was re-opened on July 2, 2015. As...

You’ve been Invited to Apply! What’s next for a BC PNP Business Applicant?

Tuesday August 11th, 2015

As we learned in our last issue, the new BC PNP Entrepreneur immigration stream now has a scoring system that allows PNP officers to select...

Accessing Canada’s Immigration Programs to Address Labour Shortages: What Employers Need to Know!

Monday May 4th, 2015

Canadian employers have been challenged to fill pressing labour shortages for many years and the projections are that these shortages will continue for years to...

Employer Roadblocks for Hiring Foreign Workers Continue!

Tuesday March 10th, 2015

Minister of Immigration, Chris Alexander, continues to make the hiring of foreign workers difficult for Canadian employers. On February 21, 2015 Citizenship and Immigration Canada...