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Immigration Links

NOTE: A listing here does not constitute an endorsement by this law firm. We provide these links only as a convenience. Citizenship and Immigration Canada…
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What Can You Expect in a Lawsuit?

The timing of a lawsuit is difficult to predict. It depends on many things, including actions the Defendant takes, court schedules, and decisions the Plaintiff…
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Traveling Abroad With Your Children

People frequently ask whether there are different rules for divorced or separated parents when it comes to taking their children out of the country. Generally…

Have You Lost Your Permanent Resident Status?

People who immigrate to Canada and become Permanent Residents are required to meet residency requirements and must comply with conditions imposed under the regulations or…
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Immigration Glossary

Disclaimer Work Permit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/index.asp A work permit is a government issued document that allows foreign nationals to work in Canada. There are some jobs in…
Employment law Victoria BC

Wrongful Dismissal

This outline is selective and topical, for discussion purposes only. It is not legal advice. Do not apply any of the information set out in…

Temporary Work and Study Visas

Business Persons and Tourists Crew of Foreign Vessels Investors and Traders Students Professionals International Media Exchange Visitors Fiancé of a U.S. Citizen Intra-Corporate Transfers Entertainers…

Guardianship

Disclaimer The new Family Law Act does not use the words custody or access. It uses “guardianship”, “parenting arrangements”, and “contact” instead. A guardian is…

Temporary Resident Visa

Disclaimer Depending on your citizenship, you may require a temporary resident visa (TRV) to travel to Canada. You can apply for a single entry or…

Family-based Immigration

Disclaimer If you are a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident in the United States, you can sponsor a relative (spouse, parents,…
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