Illegal Immigrants Do Not Have a Charter Right to Health Care

17th Jul 2011 Comments Off on Illegal Immigrants Do Not Have a Charter Right to Health Care

…the person (s. 7 of the Charter) or the right to equality (s. 15 of the Charter). The Right to Life and Security of the Person Challenge Section 7 of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that: Life, liberty and security of person 7. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right…

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Where the New Democratic Party Stands on Immigration

15th Apr 2011 Comments Off on Where the New Democratic Party Stands on Immigration

…end of this year. Welcome 9,000 Syrian refugees per year starting in 2016. Create a Syrian Refugee Coordinator to expedite and coordinate the efforts of the government, and eliminate barriers to speedy resettlement. Mandate an independent review of the Temporary Foreign Worker (“TFW“) program to make a determination on whether the program is meeting its goals and to put an…

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Language Requirements for Immigration (IR-11)

Language Requirements for Immigration (IR-11)

17th Apr 2014 Comments Off on Language Requirements for Immigration (IR-11)

…request, some immigration lawyers are unclear of the requirements. ( Please note that what I have reproduced below should not be viewed as legal advice. The reproduction of question and answer has not occurred with the affiliation of the Government of Canada, nor with the endorsement of the Government of Canada.) Question – May 21, 2013 Dear Sir/ Madam, I…

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Digital Nomads and Immigration

17th Jun 2019 Comments Off on Digital Nomads and Immigration

Over the course of the past several years I have noticed a steady increase in the number of what I call digital nomads seeking to immigrate to Canada. These individuals, often avid readers of Tim Ferris’s The Four Hour Work Week, typically work from home. They are hyper efficient, and through delegation and automation can accomplish in twenty hours what…

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Study Permit Compliance

22nd Dec 2019 Comments Off on Study Permit Compliance

…immigrate to Canada, to understand these conditions, as the consequence of failing to comply with one of the them is removal from Canada and a one year bar from returning.   The Law on Study Permit Compliance   Regulation 220.1(1) of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations provides that the holder of a study permit in Canada must enroll at…

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Off Campus Work

17th Jun 2020 Comments Off on Off Campus Work

…break should not be longer than 150 days. The maximum cumulative duration of scheduled breaks is 180 days per calendar year. Students are not eligible for the off-campus work permit program if either of the following applies: they are registered in a general interest program of study that does not meet the definition of an academic, professional or vocational training…

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What if You Created an Investor Program and No One Applied?

8th Apr 2015 Comments Off on What if You Created an Investor Program and No One Applied?

…a $2-million investment for 15 years into what CIC is calling a “fund of funds” operated by the Business Development Bank of Canada. Applicants will have no say over how the “fund of funds” operates, and will have to be prepared for the possibility that they will lose the entirety of their investment. The new program also requires that applicants…

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The Global Talent Stream

1st Sep 2018 Comments Off on The Global Talent Stream

…Technology Government of Manitoba, Manitoba Education and Training Government of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Business Inc. Government of Ontario, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration – Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program Government of Ontario, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade – Ontario Investment Office Government of Prince Edward Island, Island Investment Development Inc. Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of the Economy…

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The Student Direct Stream (SDS)

2nd May 2019 Comments Off on The Student Direct Stream (SDS)

…study permit holder; and the applicant receives an initial disbursement upon identifying themselves, and the remaining funds are disbursed in monthly or bi-monthly installments over a period of 10 to 12 months. Proof of completion of full payment of tuition for their first year of study can include: a receipt from the Designated Learning Institute (“DLI”); an official letter from…

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Actively Pursuing Studies

8th Jan 2019 Comments Off on Actively Pursuing Studies

…has not complied with 1 or more of the conditions of their study permit as part of a random assessment of the overall level of compliance with conditions C. Changing institutions or changing programs of study at the same institution Students engaging in post-secondary studies in Canada are authorized to change institutions or programs of study within the same institution,…

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