Corporate immigration compliance: Employee support as a benefit

This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. on March 12, 2020 Our global marketplace means that more and more companies are seeking talent beyond the borders of their own business entity and without regard to nationality. The need to source compliance with local immigration and employment laws, as well as…

Corporate immigration compliance: Managing risk

This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily (www.thelawyersdaily.ca), part of LexisNexis Canada Inc. on March 4, 2020 In an increasingly global marketplace, Canadian companies of all sizes are becoming actively engaged in business in more than one country and are seeing the benefits of a cross-border business presence. Manufacturing, logistics, hospitality, specialty consulting…

Proposed changes to Employer-Supported Streams of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

The government has proposed regulatory changes to three employer-supported streams under the OINP. Specifically, the proposal is as follows: The In-Demand Skills Stream: add thirteen (13) new manufacturing related NOC Codes for employment positions outside of the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) and remove the settlement funds requirement. Introduce limits on the number of applications that…

‘Tis the Season – Ten Tips to get ready for the 2020 Parent/Grandparent Sponsorship Process!

Instructions from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) on the process to sponsor Parents and Grandparents (“PGP”) for permanent residence in Canada are generally issued in late November or early December and apply to the next year’s application intake process. There is a cap on the number of people who can be sponsored through this…