Sas and Ing response to COVID-19 READ

Minister Mendicino announces Covid-friendlty work permit program

Tuesday January 12th, 2021

On January 8, 2021 Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), the Honourable Marco Mendicino, announced a unique COVID-friendly work permit program for...

The perilous nature of misrepresentation

Monday December 14th, 2020

Of all the various statutory weaponry in an immigration officer’s arsenal, there is perhaps none so lethal in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA)...

New registry for BC employers seeking workers or caregivers from abroad

Tuesday December 1st, 2020

Beginning on December 15, 2020, BC employers looking to hire foreign workers through the Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) stream or caregivers through federal the...

Canadian government announces new Hong Kong initiative

Wednesday November 18th, 2020

As we reach the end of 2020, the effects of COVID-19 on Canadian immigration levels has become apparent: the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...

He v. Guo: the comeuppance of the poisoned pen letter

Thursday November 12th, 2020

It is rare in our blogs to provide case commentary upon court decisions as the vast majority of Canadian jurisprudence is mostly for consideration and...

Canada further eases pandemic travel restrictions

Tuesday October 27th, 2020

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. A few COVID-19 cases had already been confirmed in Canada...