Minister of Immigration Changes Formula for Points Scoring under Express Entry

Thursday November 24th, 2016

The Minister of Immigration recently announced changes to the Express Entry system that will help certain skilled immigrants, especially those that have completed post-secondary studies...

Immigrating to Canada from the USA

Friday November 18th, 2016

With every changeover in the United States of its administration, there is a spike in interest from Americans for ‘Immigrating to Canada’. From the Bush and...

Immigration levels stay the course but workers to be sped up!

Tuesday November 8th, 2016

Last week was full of announcements on the Immigration front for the Liberal government. On Monday, October 31, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship,...

The “ETA” for eTA has arrived!

Thursday October 27th, 2016

The eTA program is an online pre-screening requirement that was initially announced in 2015. This requirement makes it mandatory for travelers who are visa-exempt...

‘Really, you signed blank forms?’ Best practices for immigration clients.

Tuesday October 4th, 2016

Often the clients that come to see us have previously worked with other immigration professionals.  In many cases they have not been advised according to best...

Screening for Anti-Canadian values – Unworkable or Unpopular?

Monday September 19th, 2016

Immigration has been a popular subject in the news in the past several weeks since Conservative leadership candidate, Kellie Leitch, suggested that potential immigrants should...