Alternatives to a Labour Market Impact Assessment

Meurrens LawWork Permits

You’ve been working in Whistler on a one-year working holiday visa and you want to stay and work for another season.  Or maybe you’re a former post-secondary student in Toronto who has six months remaining on your post-graduate work permit and you want to keep working for your company.  Perhaps you’re a foreign worker who … Read More

Immigration Consequences of the Safe Streets and Communities Act

Meurrens LawInadmissibility, Work Permits

On December 5, the House of Commons passed Bill C-10, also known as the Safe Streets and Communities Act, or the Omnibus Crime Bill. Bill C-10 introduces numerous changes which will affect Canada’s immigration system: Changes to Sentencing Provisions The following table details changes to sentencing provisions which will impact admissibility to Canada. Crime Sentence … Read More

The Super Visa

Meurrens LawTemporary Resident Visas

Parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply for two types of Temporary Resident Visas to visit their relatives in Canada.  The first is a standard, multiple-entry visa.  The second is what is known as a Super Visa. A normal Temporary Resident Visa generally is a multiple entry-visa valid for the duration … Read More