Canadian Law Group

Canadian Law Group

Canada: Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program – Cap of 27,000 Met in less than 10 Minutes Worldwide!

We had been closely awaiting Canada's release of the Interest to Sponsor Form which was to allow Canadians to sponsor their parents and grandparents from abroad. This famous program has been gaining in popularity across the world in light of the backlogs of parental sponsorship lines in the USA.

Notice to Investors and Cannabis Industry Workers About US Border

The Canadian Law Group would like to keep our business clients working and investing in the cannabis industry informed of potential difficulties with entering the United States.

Canadian Province of the Month: Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s three Maritime Provinces on the East Coast. The capital region, Halifax, houses one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Dalhousie University.

CKR Travels to Global Mobility Conference in São Paulo, Brazil

On November 27, 2018, CKR Law’s Canadian Law Group traveled to São Paulo, Brazil during the City’s renowned Tech Week. CKR’s Canadian Partner, Véronique Malka, was a guest speaker at the CCBC (Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada), providing an overview of the options to move to Canada to an audience of over 100 Brazilian start-up representatives.

Canadian Province of the Month: Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one of the three Prairie Provinces in Western Canada, with a population of just over 1,100,000. The province’s main metropolitan cities, Saskatoon and Regina, have populations over 200,000 people.

Canada Legalizes Marijuana

Canada officially legalized marijuana on October 17, 2018, when the Cannabis Act took effect. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fulfilled one of his campaign promises with the passing of this Act, which was largely met with national support.

Crossing the U.S. Canada Border in 2018: What Documents Do You Need?

Prior to 2009, crossings between Canada and the United States could be done via oral declarations of citizenship, or by presenting unofficial documents, which consequentially led to the interception of 129,000 fraudulent documents, and the apprehension of over 118,340 individuals at several United States land and sea ports of entry.

Cap for Grandparents Sponsorship to Canada Goes Up Again!

Good news for those interested in family reunification! The numbers of parents and grandparents that can be sponsored to live in Canada has just gone up again. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), announced recently that Canada will increase the application cap for parents and grandparents to 20,000 (from 17,000 in 2018).

CKR Law Canada: Entrepreneur/Investor Series

Ontario is Canada’s most populous province, housing the National Capital Region of Ottawa as well as Toronto, Canada’s most populous city. Ottawa’s population is just under 1 million people, while the Great Toronto Area (GTA) has around 7 million inhabitants.

Northern Crypto Opportunities: Canada as Choice Investment & Mobility Destination for Blockchain Tech Startups

Why are so many Blockchain technology startups looking to Canada? Strategic advantages abound, including Canada’s sandbox regulatory regime and cheaper business start-up costs. This article goes over some of the distinct benefits of Canada’s blockchain industry, for those looking north to expansion.