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This podcast is all about Canadian Immigration Law, Policy, and Practice. Periodically Canadian Immigration Lawyer Mark Holthe will address various topics related to the Canadian immigration process. He will also be responding to weekly questions from listeners seeking general information and advice on Canadian Immigration matters. Visit us at our new website www.canadianimmigrationpodcast.com for access to the show notes and other helpful information related to each Podcast. You can also go ...
 
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www.CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com With the legalization of marijuana in Canada on October 17, 2018, there continues to exist tremendous confusion on how this will impact Canadian marijuana users travelling to the US and American's coming to Canada for a little "marijuana tourism". The issue is complex for individuals, but down right maddening ...…
 
For the past 15 years, I have routinely requested that my business immigration clients provide business plans to support the various business class applications I seek on their behalf in Canada. I never gave a thought to recommending the services of a business plan writing company....that is until I learned how great an impact they can have on ...…
 
The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created a fair amount of anxiety for us immigration lawyers. What would they change? Would caps be put in place on renewals? Would certain professions be removed? Would the work permit options simply be scrapped? With all of the posturing of President Trump, these were all pos ...…
 
www.CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com So... IRCC is asking you to provide a police clearance. No problem...right? WRONG! Although obtaining police clearances for Canadian immigration purposes can seem like a pretty straightforward thing to do, if taken lightly, it can mean the difference between getting your application approved or rejected. In th ...…
 
Visa processing can be tricky business. Although IRCC has taken significant measures to streamline the process and make it easier for us to file applications online and through the various processing centres, inevitably efficiency of process runs into a wall.....for some of our clients, it can be a BRICK WALL. In this episode, Canadian immigrat ...…
 
Are you an Alberta based foreign worker frustrated with how high the CRS has climbed for Express Entry? Are you beginning to think you will never get an ITA? If this is you, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program's new Alberta Opportunity Stream may just be the solution for you. [smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/canadianimmigrat ...…
 
Do you need to get documents translated quickly for your immigration application? Are you struggling with who to choose and how to know if the person doing the translation is worth their salt? Tune in to this Episode where I interview the owner of one of the most respected translation and interpreter companies in Alberta. Not only will you come ...…
 
Are you considering sending one of your clients to a Canadian port of entry to benefit from faster processing? STOP! Listen to this Episode before you even think about doing this. Yes.....you will get faster processing - however, you may not be as thrilled with the decision you get on that application. Join me in this Episode where I share some ...…
 
At some point in July 2018, the recreational use of Marijuana will become legal in Canada....however, Prime Minister Trudeau has confirmed it WILL NOT be Canada Day (July 1, 2018). With the explosion of this new industry, there is going to be a significant need for Marijuana Professionals to fill labour shortages and skill gaps within this indu ...…
 
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program recently announced some pretty sweeping changes to come into effect in 2018. As the pioneer of PNP programs across Canada, the Province of Manitoba has always been a trend setter in developing creative ways to encourage settlement in their province. In this episode I invited back Canadian immigration lawy ...…
 
The Atlantic Immigration Pilot may just be the best immigration program in existence in Canada today. In this Episode, Canadian Immigration Lawyer Janet Thompson-Price shared some insight on the program that you will not want to miss. I truly believe this program has been the best kept secret of all the various Provincial based programs current ...…
 
With the annual Parental Sponsorship lottery opening up in January 2018, the timing is perfect for an Episode dedicated to the Canadian Parental Sponsorship process. If you are considering filing an application to sponsor a parent or grandparent from abroad don't even think about submitting that application until you have listened to what Canad ...…
 
Are you a foreign national dreaming of immigrating to Canada through Express Entry, but struggling to score high enough on the IELTS exam to qualify. If you are... you are not alone! Over 1/3 of the comments on my Express Entry Law facebook group (now over 80,000 strong) relate in some way to that darn english test. In this episode, former IELT ...…
 
www.CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com Although the topic of government sponsored refugees has dropped slightly off the political landscape, the notion of privately sponsored refugees is still very much a topic of interest amongst Canadians. In Season 1 Episode 29 Canadian immigration lawyer Ronalee Carey joined me to talk about her experience work ...…
 
www.CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com Are you currently outside of Canada needing to extend an expiring PR Card? Are you concerned about the very real possibility of losing your Canadian PR status? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this Episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast is for you. In this episode, Canadian immigration la ...…
 
Canadian Immigration Podcast Have you ever wondered why the Province of Quebec has a separate immigration program? In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I caught up to Quebec Immigration Lawyer Genevieve Henault who took some time to answer this question as well give us a great overview of the various permanent and temporary immi ...…
 
Each fall, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada releases their annual Immigration Levels Plan. Currently these levels are set at just over 300,000 for 2017. This sure seems like a lot of new immigrants. However, have you every really thought about how many actually stay in Canada after they arrive? This is the question Canadian Immigrat ...…
 
In Season 1 Episode 15 released on May 11, 2016, I invited Canadian immigration lawyer Chris Veeman to join me to talk about the "then" recently announced changes to the Canadian citizenship process. Well it's been over one full year later and we are still waiting.... In this Episode I invited Chris back for an encore performance to bring us up ...…
 
Finding out that you, or a dependent family member, may be medically inadmissible to Canada can be one of the worst days of a foreign national's life. Just when the prospect of becoming a Canadian permanent resident is clearly in sight, you receive a fairness letter from IRCC that threatens to unravel everything you have worked so hard to achie ...…
 
There is often a love hate relationship that exists with the various Provincial Nominee Programs across the country. The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program is no different. With limited quotas each year and significant processing delays, it makes it very difficult for immigration counsel to recommend the program for anyone that is under time con ...…
 
If you are a foreign doctor wondering what it takes to actually practice medicine in Canada, this Episode is for you. Immigrating to Canada is often the easy part - understanding what it takes to actually qualify to work as a doctor is something entirely different. Canadian immigration lawyer, Irma Roberts joined me to shed some much needed lig ...…
 
As many are likely aware by now... US President Donald Trump is acting quickly on his campaign promises. Through the use of some very strategic executive orders, he has shaken the very foundation of immigration law and policy in the United States. Although this Podcast is traditionally devoted to Canadian immigration, my special guest Heather S ...…
 
http://www.canadianimmigrationpodcast.com Welcome Peter Rekai - Canadian Immigration Lawyer Introduction to the Self Employed Category How did you get into immigration? Intro: Today we are going to be covering one of the most often neglected areas of PR in Canada… the Self Employed Category Who is covered by the self employed category? I think ...…
 
Becoming a permanent resident of Canada has never been more difficult. Knowing how to keep that residency in changing life circumstances can be just as important....in fact, possibly even more important! In this episode I caught up with immigration lawyer Chantal Desloges who practices in Toronto, Ontario to share some insight on this increasin ...…
 
If you are a foreign national seeking to immigrate to Canada through an investor program, you better listen to what immigration lawyer Carter Hoppe has to say first. Carter demystifies a fairly confusing area of immigration law that many of us immigration lawyers shy away from. After listening to this Podcast, you may just want to consider gett ...…
 
CIP Show Notes: Season 2 – Episode 1 Richard Kurland – Policy Analyst and Lawyer Today I am here with Canadian immigration lawyer Richard Kurland who will be addressing one of the most common enquiries I get on a daily basis, and likely many other immigration lawyers as well: “What to do when you Canadian Immigration Application is refused.” We ...…
 
Canadian Immigration Podcast: Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program If you are a foreign national planning on immigrating to the Province of Saskatchewan or a human resource manager seeking a way to retain your key Saskatechawan based foreign workers... this Episode is for you. Canadian immigration lawyer Scott Bell shares some amazing insight ...…
 
Canadian Immigration Podcast - S1E37 If you are getting ready to file a Humanitarian and Compassionate application STOP! ........DO NOT SUBMIT THE APPLICATION! Before you do ... listen to what Immigration Lawyer Jean Munn shared with me in this fantastic episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. I had a ton of respect for Jean before our int ...…
 
Have you ever wondered what happens when Canada wants to remove someone they think is a terrorist or a spy? How do they actually do this? Is there a formal process or do they simply book a flight, toss them on a plane and fly them back to their country of citizenship. Obviously it is not that simple! In my interview with Canadian immigration la ...…
 
At times foreign nationals face injustices within the immigration system that simply cry out for redress. When all hope seems lost, courageous immigration lawyers, such as Shirish Chotalia, step in when no one else can. In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, Shirish shares some amazing stories and even better insight into the worl ...…
 
In this Episode of the CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com we discuss the upcoming changes to the Express Entry regime which become effective on November 19, 2016: New definition of offer of arranged employment and new categories of workers who can now benefit from having a qualified offer of arranged employment for the purposes of express entry No ...…
 
In this Special Episode Besty Kane and I, Mark Holthe, take time to share some great ways in which US Citizens can move to Canada either temporarily or permanent while waiting out the next 4 years under a President Trump term. Strategies covered: Working in Canada NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement (while it lasts): Professionals Marij ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com Mark Holthe: I'm here with my good friend and colleague, Raj Sharma. Raj, thanks for joining me. Raj Sharma: My pleasure. Mark Holthe: We're testing this out with our digital recorder here. I usually do these interviews via Skype call, but I've got high hopes that the audio is going to be great regardless. Thanks ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com Season 1 Episode 31 Have you ever experienced a refusal on your LMIA application because your advertising did not meet the rigid content requirements set out on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program website? If so, you are not going to want to miss the recent interview I did with Canadian Immigration Lawyer, Robert ...…
 
I Invited Virgil Grandfield to join me today to talk about an article he wrote about slave labour trafficking by Red Cross Tsunami Contractors in Indonesia following the reconstruction efforts following the Tsunami of 2004 that killed approximately 228,000 people. Virgil’s article “The Cage” published in Eighteen Bridges as "Are you ready to di ...…
 
Podcast Show Notes - CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com S1 E29 – Ronalee Carey – Private Sponsorship of Refugees My Bio – Ronalee Carey is an immigration and refugee lawyer who practices in the beautiful capital of Canada - Ottawa, Ontario. Her practice focuses on finding immigration solutions for individuals and families through family sponsorship ...…
 
CIP S1E28 | Steven Meurrens. http://wp.me/p6wMQg-nq Introduction: Welcome to Steven Meurrens. Well respected immigration lawyer practicing with the law firm of Larlee Rosenberg in Vancouver, British Columbia. The firm focuses on all areas of Canadian immigration law. Advising local and multinational corporations on the movement of key employees ...…
 
CIP S1 E27 | Les Morley | Show Notes http://www.canadianimmigrationpodcast.com Les is an immigration lawyer practicing in Kingston, Ontario. Since 1988, he has helped people from more than 100 countries immigrate to or remain in Canada. He has reunited families, guided students and workers through the process of obtaining papers, and represente ...…
 
CIP S1E26 – Will Tao – Life as a Young Immigration Lawyer http://www.canadianimmigrationpodcast.com/life-as-a-canadi…er-is-it-for-you/ Will Tao Canadian Immigration Lawyer, practicing with the well respected law firm of Larlee Rosenberg in Vancouver, BC. We are going to do things a little bit different this podcast. The purpose behind this podc ...…
 
CIP S1 E25 – Alastair Clarke | MB PNP | Show Notes Alastair Clarke Immigration lawyer practicing in the Province of Manitoba located in the heart of Canada. Manitoba is clearly the second best province in Canada. I lived there with my wife and two kids while I was attending law school at the University Manitoba. My whole career got its start at ...…
 
CIP Season 1 Episode 24 Show Notes – Elizabeth Wozniak, Immigration Lawyer - Communicating with Canadian immigration authorities Liz Wozniak is the owner of North Star Immigration Law Inc., the largest Canadian immigration law firm in the Maritimes. Liz leads a team of four lawyers and one articled clerk in providing legal services and creative ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E23: Podcast Show Notes – Russ Weninger- Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review – What does the future hold? Russ Weninger is a Canadian Immigration Lawyer with an extensive knowledge for the low skill, low-wage TFWs and how to navigate the Immigration System. Russ' enjoys volunteering for several organiza ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E22: Podcast Show Notes – Betsy Kane- Employer Compliance Reviews Betsy Kane is a senior practitioner in the field of Canadian immigration law with a reputation for providing practical and strategic advice. With over 22 years of experience, Betsy’s strengths lie in offering corporate immigration representat ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E21: Podcast Show Notes – Dani Willets- Study Permits Dani was with the Department of Citizenship and Immigration for 25 years. She was originally hired as an Immigration Officer, but in the 10 years prior to retiring from the department was primarily an immigration supervisor. She has extensive experience ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com Season 1 Episode 20: Podcast Show Notes – Marina Sedai- Express Entry Marina Sedai has practiced immigration and citizenship law for the last 11 years. She holds a bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Political Science/International Relations and Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Marina is the founder of Seda ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E19: Podcast Show Notes – Jeffrey Lowe - PLMIA Jeffrey S. Lowe has practiced immigration and business law in British Columbia since 1983. He holds a bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, and is considered an innovator in the convergence of business, technology ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E18 – Rekha McNutt – Show Notes Welcome Rekha to the Podcast Rekha practices primarily in immigration law. She has extensive experience with temporary resident visas, express entry, federal skilled workers, Canadian experience class, Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program, family class sponsorships, refugee clai ...…
 
CanadianImmigrationPodcast.com CIP S1 E17: Interview with Ravi Jain – Show Notes Pleasure of having Ravi Jain – join me on the Podcast today. Welcome Ravi Introduction: Ravi is an immigration lawyer practicing in Toronto, Canada with the law firm of Green and Spiegel LLP (Partner) He is among the small percentage of immigration lawyers who are ...…
 
Canadian immigration podcast – Season 1 Episode 16 Show Notes This episode of the Canadian immigration podcast is going to be a little different. It’s going to be a little shorter the normal because instead of having to guests join me today I am going to share with you a little teaser as to what is coming up in the coming weeks and months. I’m ...…
 
S1 E15: Detailed Show Notes found here: http://www.canadianimmigrationpodcast.com In this Podcast I interview Chris Veeman an immigration lawyer from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who sheds some light on the ever changing world of Canadian Citizenship. Chris is on the Canadian Bar Association's National Executive and has appeared as a witness before ...…
 
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