Blog & Articles

Misrepresentation and Canadian Immigration
January 21, 2024
"Misrepresentation in the context of Canadian immigration refers to providing false or incomplete information or documentation during the immigration process. It’s a serious offense and can have significant consequences for the parties involved..." Continue reading...
What is a Member of Parliament and how can they help with my immigration file?
December 31, 2023
"As of late, Members of Parliament have been playing a role in immigration as they are a direct access to IRCC for applicants looking for information or reconsiderations...." Continue reading...
Work Experience for Canadian Immigration
November 2, 2023
"Work experience is one of the factors contributing to your eligibility and/or points in these programs. Here are some key points regarding work experience:..." Continue reading...
Visa-Required and Visa-Exempted: What’s the difference?
September 15, 2023
"A "visa-required country" in the context of Canada's immigration and travel regulations refers to a country whose citizens are required to obtain a visa before they can enter Canada for any purpose. This means...." Continue reading...
Overseas Education Agents – what you need to know
July 19, 2023
"Last month, a fraudulent education agent named Brijesh Mishra was arrested and charged by authorities in Canada after providing fake college admission letters to students from India for the purpose of obtaining Canadian study permits. Hundreds of these students are now flagged for deportation...." Continue reading...
Explained: the Global Talent Stream (GTS) for Canadian Immigration
May 31, 2023
"The Global Talent Stream (GTS) is a part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) that provides expedited access to unique, specialized, and highly skilled temporary foreign workers in the technology sector." Continue reading...
Back to Basics: Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP)
April 19, 2023
"The Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP) is an initiative developed by the Canadian government to support the economic growth and development in the Atlantic provinces..." Continue reading...
The Canada Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)
February 17, 2023
"Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program is a federal government program allowing Canadian employers to hire foreign workers for temporary periods of time to fill a labour shortage. The TFWP is intended for employers who are unable to find Canadian citizens...." Continue reading...
Work Permit under the Francophone Mobility (exemption code C16)
January 7, 2023
"To increase the French population and promote Francophone immigration, IRCC has created an exemption from the traditional Labour Market Impact Assessment which allows eligible applicants to obtain a work permit from a Canadian employer..." Continue reading...
Spousal Open Work Permits – Study Permit
November 17, 2022
"Typically, when a Canadian employer wishes to hire a foreign national, they must apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment. However, under very specific circumstances, a foreign national may obtain an Open Work Permit based on an LMIA exemption code. ..." Continue reading...
New Brunswick Skilled Worker Stream – Current Priority Processing
October 2, 2022
"Due to an increase in applications under this stream, Opportunities New Brunswick (ONB) has implemented specific measures to help manage the inventory of incoming applications. Application processing priority is given to the following categories..." Continue reading...
Activating your immigration status – i.e. flagpoling
August 18, 2022
"If you search 'Flagpoling' on the Government of Canada website, you won't find much. While this method of obtaining immigration status is commonplace, little is published about the process, limitations, and risks." Continue reading...
CUSMA: Working in Canada as an American or Mexican citizen
July 22, 2022
"The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) is a way for eligible citizens of these countries to obtain a work permit without needing a Labour Market Impact Assessment." Continue reading...
Top 10 most common questions about your Post Graduated Work Permit
June 7, 2022
"A PGWP is an open work permit that a student who's graduated from a Canadian post-secondary program is eligible to apply for. Here's the top questions we get." Continue reading...
Becoming a truck driver (NOC 7511) in Atlantic Canada
May 13, 2022
"With the national shortage of truck drivers seen in markets worldwide, Canada is experiencing supply chain challenges like never before." Continue reading...
How to Spot and Avoid Immigration Fraud
March 24, 2022
"Unfortunately, newcomers to Canada are targeted for various types of fraud and immigration is one of them. Follow these tips to help spot and avoid immigration fraud." Continue reading...
Why was my Canadian study permit refused?
March 4, 2022
"Despite over 380,000 international students in Canada in the pre-Covid 2019/2020 academic intake, many applications get refused each year leaving hopeful students confused and frustrated." Continue reading...
How long do I need to stay in the province after getting my Permanent Residency through PNP?
February 18, 2022
"The provincial nominee program (PNP) allows Canadian provinces to nominate foreign nationals to apply for permanent residence. Each year, provinces are given a limited number of..." Continue reading...
Choosing the right immigration consultant
February 10, 2022
"With over 8,000 licensed consultants working in Canada and abroad, it can be difficult to decide who to contact first, what questions to ask, and why retain one over the other." Continue reading...