Live webinar August 8, 2023 at 12:00pm EST
OR available video recording
The course will discuss how 2023 Economic Policy and “Lower Political Risk” will increase migration volumes to Canada, and how this will impact professional immigration practitioners. The focus will be on the practical impact on the business operation of an immigration practice. The instructor will lead the course attendees through the new changes: 1. Why the change in Economic Policy – The Details 2. What is “Lower Political Risk”? 3. The result of the combination of the change in Economic Policy and “Lower Political Risk” 4. What volumes specifically will be changed? A high-level discussion of temporary and permanent resident volumes 5. How will IRCC to deliver the new temporary and permanent resident volumes? 6. What are the resulting new pressures on immigration practitioners going to be 7. What to “Watch For”, and how to protect yourself in your immigration practice, and what you can do now to prepare: setting up your “Federal Court 101”, and practice management tips.
- Why the change in Economic Policy – The Details
- The result of the combination of the change in Economic Policy and “Lower Political Risk”
- What volumes, specifically? Discussion of Temporary and Permanent Resident volumes
- How is IRCC to deliver the Temporary and Permanent Resident volumes?
- Resulting new pressures on immigration practitioners
- What to “Watch For”, and how to protect yourself
- New business volumes coming, Federal Court, and management tips
For Lawyers and Paralegals
Law Society of Ontario
• Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 1.5 hours
Law Society of British Columbia
• Approved for 1.5 CPD credits
Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia
• For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements
For Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants
College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants
• Approved for 1.5 CPD hours
• Video recording valid until August 8, 2024
Lawyer and Policy Analyst
Richard is a lawyer and policy analyst at Kurland, Tobe with offices in Vancouver and Montreal. Since 1994 he has served as a member of the Social Affairs Committee in the Senate of Canada as well as the House of Commons – Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. In the past, he has been the Special Advisor to the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (International Affairs and Immigration).
Richard is a regular commentator on television including CTV, CBC and CCTV as well as in newspapers and on the radio. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Lexbase, Canada’s largest immigration and policy publication.
He has lectured at the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of British Columbia and the University of British Columbia.