IRB Appeals: The IAD and RAD

January 25, 2023 - 3 hours

A practical course on how to conduct appeals in the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

Instructors: Chantal Desloges & Cheryl Robinson


Practical Guide to Litigating in the IRB: Examinations, Client Preparation and Oral Submissions

February 08, 2023 - 5 hours

Hands on training on how to litigate in the IRB, including the preparation of examinations and submissions.

Instructor: Adrienne Smith


The Complete Guide to Canadian Refugee Law

February 16, 2023 - 5 hours

An in-depth overview of Canada’s refugee protection system, including Convention refugee claims and claims made by persons in need of protection.

Instructors: Chantal Desloges and David Matas


Case Law Update: Important Lessons from 2022

February 21, 2023 - 2 hours

A look at the jurisprudence that changed immigration law throughout the past year.

Instructor: Samuel Plett


Admissibility Hearings from Start to Finish 2023

March 2, 2023 - 3 hours

An in-depth discussion of admissibility hearings before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.

Instructor: Chantal Desloges


A Guide to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

March 14, 2023 - 4 hours

A full overview of the OINP, including employer driven, human capital and Express Entry streams.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Drafting Successful Submission Cover Letters

March 29, 2023 - 3 hours

A practical workshop on cover letter writing by a seasoned immigration expert. Sample cover letters will be reviewed.

Instructor: Chantal Desloges


Understanding and Defending Common Highway Traffic Offences

April 12, 2023 - 3 hours

A guide on the various legal factors when handling and defending common offences under the Highway Traffic Act.

Instructor: Jon Javadi


What is happening with the caregiver programs?

April 19, 2023 - 3 hours

An in-depth discussion of Canada’s immigration pilots for Child Care Providers and Home Support Workers.

Instructor: Deanna Okun-Nachoff


Understanding and Navigating the Many IRCC Online Portals 2023

April 26, 2023 - 4 hours

An overview of the old and new IRCC online portals for temporary residence, PR and citizenship applications.

Instructors: Andrew Carvajal and Tamara Mosher-Kuczer


The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP)

May 10, 2023 - 4 hours

A full overview of the BC PNP, including Skills Immigration streams, Entrepreneur streams and Express Entry BC.

Instructor: Stanley Leo


Reconsiderations, ATIP Requests, Mandamus and Judicial Reviews

May 16, 2023 - 3 hours

A discussion on the steps that follow an immigration application refusal, as well as how to use the courts to speed up application processing.

Instructor: Adrienne Smith


The Leisure And Business Visitor To Canada

May 31, 2023 - 4 hours

A full discussion and insider tips for successfully creating and submitting both business and visitor visas.

Instructors: Chantal Desloges & Andrew Carvajal


Essential Guide to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) And Express Entry

June 07, 2023 - 5 hours

A very practical course on Express Entry applications, particularly under the Canadian Experience Class.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Temporary Resident Permits and Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications

June 15, 2023 - 5 hours

A course on temporary and permanent residence applications for cases that may not fit the traditional immigration requirements.

Instructor: Chantal Desloges


The Treaty Investor WP

June 19, 2023 - 3 hours

A guide on the preparation of treaty investor work permits, including the review of business plans and transition to permanent residence.

Instructor: Stanley Leo


Navigating Family Class Sponsorships

June 22, 2023 - 5 hours

A course to lead you through family class sponsorship from the initial client interview to the successful sponsorship.

Instructor: Chantal Desloges


When to go to Federal Court for a Judicial Review

July 12, 2023 - 1.5 hours

This course will consider the key practical considerations of when it is worthwhile to go to Federal Court.

Instructor: Richard Kurland


Handling Recruitment Like a Pro

July 20, 2023 - 3 hours

A practical workshop on how to perfect the recruitment stage of LMIA applications and prevent costly errors.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


LMIA Streams and Application Preparation

July 25, 2023 - 4 hours

An overview of the streams and general rules of LMIA applications, including application preparation and processing.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


2023 Economic and Immigration Policy

August 8, 2023 - 1.5 hours

This course will look at how 2023 economic policy will impact immigration practitioners.

Instructor: Richard Kurland


Work Permit Workshop: How to an Create Online Offer and Upload an Application

August 15, 2023 - 3 hours

A beginners guide to successfully creating an online employment offer and uploading an application for a Canadian work permit.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Canadian Residency and PR Card Renewal

August 29, 2023 - 3 hours

A discussion of residency obligations of permanent residents, exemptions and applications for PR Cards and Travel Documents.

Instructor: Chantal Desloges


Essential guide to Minimum Standards in the Employment Standards Act

August 30, 2023 - 3 hours

This course includes one hour of accredited EDI as well as one hour of accredited professionalism.

A review of employment standards basics, including who does it apply to, its purpose, and the minimum expectations for employers to comply with when managing its employees.

Instructor: Antonio Urdaneta


Judicial Review from A to Z

September 7, 2023 - 4 hours

A guide on all that you need to know on immigration judicial reviews before the Federal Court of Canada.

Instructor: Victor Ing


Global Talent Stream LMIA

September 15, 2023 - 2.5 hours

A complete overview of the LMIA application under the Global Talent Stream, including progress reviews.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Students and Study Permits Master Class

September 21, 2023 - 6 hours

An in-depth discussion of study permit applications and the rights of international students and their family.

Instructors: Andrew Carvajal and Chantal Desloges


Immigration Inadmissibilities: Criminal, Medical and Overstay

September 25, 2023 - 5 hours

A discussion of immigration applications to overcome criminal, medical and overstay inadmissibilities both temporarily and permanently.

Instructors: Samuel Plett, Chantal Desloges


Successfully Managing Compliance Reviews

October 18, 2023 - 2 hours

A practical course on handling employer compliance reviews by ESDC and immigration authorities.

Instructor: Cathryn Sawicki


Small Claims Court: A Complete Guide

Day 1: October 17, 2023 9:00am -1:30pm EST
Day 2: October 31, 2023 9:00am-1:30pm EST

This two-day course provides a complete overview of the Small Claims Court (SCC) process and is taught by a seasoned civil litigator.

Instructor: JP Rodrigues and Dante Spadacini.


Work Permits under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

October 24, 2023 - 2.5 hours

A discussion of what comes after an LMIA approval and the preparation of work permits under the TFWP.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Work Permits for Free Trade Agreement Professionals and Technicians

November 07, 2023 - 4 hours

An in-depth discussion of the available work permits for professionals and technicians under Canada’s Free Trade Agreements.

Instructor: Andrew Carvajal


Cannabis Law and Policy: Law and Defence Strategies

December 5, 2023 - 2 hours

An overview of the new laws and policies in place regarding cannabis in Canada.

Instructor: Frank Alfano


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