11Jun
By: admin On: June 11, 2018 In: News Comments: 0

On May 31st 2018, in Rivière-du-Loup, a press conference was held to announce the partnership between BB Immigration and La Voûte, a young company in the region that offers services in a variety of fields. BB Immigration is proud of this collaboration. It will allow the law firm to...

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27Jun
By: admin On: June 27, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

We would like to inform you of several significant changes in the Canadian Citizenship Act that will either come into force over the next few months or are already applicable. Among those changes already applicable is : the removal of the obligation to continue to reside in Canada following...

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09May
By: admin On: May 09, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

The Government of Canada has just increased the maximum age for a dependent child from 19 to 22 years, which will apply to all Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship programs, including refugee claims. In addition, children over 22 years of age with physical or mental illness will always be considered...

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04Apr
By: admin On: April 04, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

On March 30th, 2017, the Ministère de l’Immigration,de la Diversité de l’Inclusion (MIDI) released a ministerial ruling by which the method of receiving and treating selection certificates for the sub-category of economic immigrants, qualified workers, investors, self-employed and entrepreneurs was outlined. It is important to note that the quota...

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27Feb
By: admin On: February 27, 2017 In: News Comments: 0

On February 24th, 2016, the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) published a new list of 58 professions admissible for simplified processing of Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications. This means 4 more than last year. We note the emergence of some professions such as...

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16Dec
By: admin On: December 16, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has modified the application process for sponsorship of parents and grand-parents in order to give an equal chance to all Canadians who apply for it. Unlike previous years where only the first 5,000 candidates who submitted their physical applications to the appropriate IRCC...

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16Dec
By: admin On: December 16, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On the 13th of December, 2016, the federal government took significant steps in order to favor temporary foreign workers and Canadian employers who experience workforce shortages. The federal government recently announced that the “four year cumulative duration rule” which was mandatory for foreign workers, is now abolished. As a...

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05May
By: admin On: May 05, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

After an employer has obtained a work permit for a foreign skilled worker (FSW), they must continue to respect certain requirements. Below is a brief description of the responsibilities that employers are faced with. The employer must ensure that the FSW who was hired is in possession of all...

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01Apr
By: admin On: April 01, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

On April 1st 2016, a ministerial decree was published by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion’s (MIDI) Minister Mrs. Kathleen Weil regarding the reception and processing of Quebec Selection Certificate (CSQ) applications under the economic immigration sub-categories “entrepreneurs”, “self-employed workers”, and “investors”. In virtue of this...

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24Mar
By: admin On: March 24, 2016 In: News Comments: 0

Following our article published on March 17th, 2016 in which we reported the priorities of the federal minister of Immigration, Mr. John McCallum, the Canadian government published its budget for 2016.  In particular, the announced budget takes into account the objectives previously announced by Mr. McCallum regarding the arrival...

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