NEWS AND EVENTS

New PGWP

We cannot take credit for the news from IRCC that international students who have expired Post Graduation Work Permits (PGWP) will be able to apply for a new Work Permit starting 27 JAN 2021. This is very good news and it will help many clients. When I gave testimony to the parliamentary committee in NOV […]

Success: Refugees In Canada

Good end to a tough year. We just got this positive decision from the IRB-RPD, granting refugee status to our clients from Somalia. I do not normally publish RPD decisions on this site as the hearings are “private” and we need to maintain confidentiality. We must make sure that we redact all the personal information […]

Success: MPNP PFL

We love the MPNP program. It has been said many times that it is the best PNP in Canada and it is a great program for many skilled workers both inside Manitoba and abroad. In some cases, the MPNP Officer may have concerns and those concerns must be made clear to the applicant(s). These concerns […]

Lessons from 2020

Last year, we posted Lessons from 2019 and we got good feedback from that post. From every perspective, 2020 has been a challenging year and a period of significant change. We have lost staff to COVID-19 and we have had staff who have decided to move provinces to be close to family. We have also […]

Success: Residency Appeal

We love ending the year with positive results. We also love helping clients with IAD appeals. With much work, we were able to achieve these positive results so that our client could get back to her job at the United Nations. She has been doing amazing work with her project and it was a privilege […]