BC Jobs Immigration Guest Speaker Series

By Sas & Ing

Catherine Sas, Q.C. and Victor Ing will speak on a panel at BC Jobs Immigration Guest Speaker Series on Friday, June 25, 2021. 

Topic:  Working in BC – What the overseas applicant needs to know! 

This virtual event begins at 3:30, with Catherine Sas, Q.C. as the first speaker. For more information and to join the session:

Announcing New Immigration Program for
Workers and Students in Canada!

By Sas & Ing

Sas & Ing are pleased to share the announcement about Canada’s newest immigration program for healthcare and essential workers and international students currently in Canada.
This new program will accept up to 90,000 inCanada applicants starting May 6, 2021.

This exciting new program is open to the following categories of applicants:

Temporary workers in healthcare: Up to 20,000 applicants
Temporary workers in essential occupations: Up to 30,000 applicants
International graduates: Up to 40,000 applicants
French speaking applicants outside Quebec: No limit

Applications can be submitted from May 6, 2021 until November 5, 2021, unless the cap for each category is reached.

In order to qualify for the program, you must have a valid language test at CLB level 4 for workers and CLB level 5 for international students. For information about languages tests please see here: Language Testing Centres.

For more information about the announcement of this exciting new program please see our blog at: Minister Announces New Pathway to Canadian Permanent Residence for Temporary Workers and International Graduates

To see if you may qualify, please contact us at:

Immigration Law Conference 2021 for the Law Society of Scotland

Immigration Law Conference 2021

Catherine A. Sas, Q.C. will be speaking at the 16th Annual Immigration Law Conference 2021 for the Law Society of Scotland on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

Event Name – Immigration Law Conference

Date and Time – Tuesday 16, 14:00 -17:10, and Wednesday 17 March, 14:00 – 17:15

Session: – DAY ONE – Tuesday 16 March, 15:15 – 16:15

Session title – A look to the future and lessons across borders

To register:

Congratulations Catherine Sas, Q.C., for being voted Vancouver’s Best Immigration Lawyer for 9 years straight!

By Catherine A. Sas Q.C.

Start Up Visa – May 21, 2021

By Sas & Ing

Catherine Sas, Q.C. will be moderating an ImmSeminar program on the Start Up Visa on May 21, 2021.

For more information:

Start Up Visa: Full Disclosure v 2


Immigration Law Conference 2020

Victor Ing will be participating in a panel discussion about Foreign Worker Programs at CBA’s Immigration Law Conference ‘20. This will be an interactive fact pattern and discussion on work permits. Topics include latest policies, trends, creative strategies, and compliance risks from the perspectives of both IRCC and immigration practitioners.

Location: Terminal City Club in Vancouver, February 7, 2020.

For more info: