Canadian Law Group

Canadian Law Group

Regulation of Immigration & Citizenship Consultants Strengthened in Canada

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada issued a statement earlier this month announcing new legislation from the Government that will hold immigration and citizenship consultants to a much higher standard (comparable to doctors and attorneys).

2,000 Additional Spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) announced earlier last month an additional 2,000 spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).

U.S. Department of State’s Report on Child Abduction 2018

Both Canada and the USA adhere to the treaty called the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (referred to commonly as the “Hague Convention”). CKR Law LLP handles legal cases of a child or children alleged to have been abducted by - most usually - a parent, and taken to another jurisdiction.

Canada Strengthens Entry/Exits at Borders

Bill C-21 (“An Act to Amend the Customs Act”) which received Royal Assent on December, 13, 2018, gives Canada the authority to collect basic biographic information on all Canadians who leave the country by land and by air. Previously, this information was only collected as entry requirements. This information will be used for complete travel history information for travelers which will help the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) and its Federal partners (ex. Public Safety Canada) strengthen Canadian borders

Cannabis – How to Invest and Operate in Canada

Now is the time for Cannabis investors in the United States to consider Canadian expansion, given the recent Federal legalization of marijuana in Canada in October 2018. While 47 U.S.

CKR Law’s Véronique Malka & Sherry Neal Appear on Canada’s Global News Radio 640 to Discuss Global Mobility

Véronique Malka, Partner at CKR Law and Canada Chair of the Global Mobility Group, and Sherry Neal, Partner at CKR Law, attorney in the US division of the Global Mobility Group, appeared on Global News Radio 640 Canada on February, 28, 2019. They joined host Tasha Kheiriddin to discuss a number of issues.

CKR Law’s Top 5 Tips to Immigrate to Canada

For those seeking to move to Canada, here is what our Canadian Law Group recommends (of course, we recommend obtaining good legal advice based on the specific facts of your case).

Nova Scotia Invites Bookeepers & Accountants!

Nova Scotia is only 1.5 hours by plane from New York, the same distance from NY to Toronto. When we tell our clients this, they are often surprised. Since we believe that Nova Scotia presents valuable employment opportunities for foreign workers, we often recommend choosing that province over others in Canada when setting up your Express Entry profile online.

CKR Law Canada: Entrepreneur/Investor Series | Canadian Province of the Month: British Columbia

British Columbia (commonly known as "B.C.") is Canada's most Western province, bordering the Pacific Ocean. It lies just above the state of Washington in the US, and the drive from Seattle to Washington is a gorgeous 3-hour drive in the mountains.

Canada Named Number One Country for Quality of Life Fourth Year in a Row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared a DailyHive article that mirrored headlines making international news: Canada was named the #1 country for quality of life. The results were based on a U.S. News and World Report's 2019 Best Countries Report, produced with the BAV Group and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.