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6 Apr 2018

LMIA Processing in Under 10 Days—What Employers Need to Know

Employers who need to bring foreign workers into Canada on a temporary basis have a few options available. Generally, we advise applying under one of the International Mobility Program options, which encompass a wide range of work permits including Intra-Company transfers, NAFTA Professionals and International Experience Canada work permits. Occasionally, however, the Temporary Foreign Worker […]

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2 Feb 2018

Winter 2018 Express Entry Immigration To Canada – Update

Over the last six months, we have seen consistent bi-weekly rounds of invitations issued to candidates with profiles in the federal Express Entry system. With the exception of draws aimed specifically at candidates under the Provincial Nominee or Federal Skilled Trades programs, the scores selected have remained in the range of approximately 430-450. Below is […]

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19 Jan 2018

Canada: With NAFTA’s Uncertain Future, CETA is Poised to Step Up For Business Travelers

Since 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has facilitated business mobility to and from Canada, along with other Canadian free-trade agreements — including those between Canada and Chile, Peru, Colombia, South Korea and, most recently, the European Union in the form of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). With NAFTA renegotiations between […]

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1 Dec 2017

BartLAW Canadian Immigration News

Liberalization of Marijuana? Not for Foreign Nationals Trying to Enter Canada Published by the Lawyer’s Daily Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 10:50 AM | By Jacqueline Bart and Carrie Wright The legalization of marijuana is no easy feat. It is not simply a matter of changing the existing drug laws to remove marijuana. Legalization requires […]

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21 Nov 2017

Manitoba’s New Immigration Program Facilitates Immigration for Applicants with Ties to Manitoba

The province of Manitoba recently announced upcoming changes to its Provincial Nominee Program, including a new Express Entry pathway for skilled workers overseas coming into effect in January 2018. The Overseas Skilled Worker program targets applicants with experience in an occupation considered in-demand in the province. Applicants must also demonstrate an established connection to Manitoba, […]

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