Live webinar October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM EST
OR available available video recording


Stanley Leo


4 hours

SUMMARY: This course will provide and in-depth discussion of all the immigration programs administer by the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (“BC PNP”). This includes all Skills Immigration and Entrepreneur Immigration streams. The instructor will address the strategic selection the BC PNP’s pathways, the logistics and parameters of entry to the various available streams, the interplay between some BC PNP streams and the Federal Express Entry system, and how the BC PNP streams translate to temporary and permanent resident status in Canada.

  • Why BC PNP? 
    • Initial considerations for Skilled Immigrants
    • Initial considerations for Entrepreneurs
    • Quotas and processing times
  • The BC PNP Registration System ​
  • Skills Immigration Streams – Part I ​​
    • Express Entry
    • Skilled Workers
    • International Graduates
    • International Post-Graduates
    • Healthcare Professionals
    • Entry Level and Semi-Skilled
    • Tech Pilot
  • Skills Immigration Streams – Part II 
    • Invitations and applications
    • Nomination and permanent residence
    • Post nomination requirements
    • Notes for the future
  • Entrepreneur Immigration Streams ​
    • Base Category requirements
    • Regional Pilot requirements
    • Registration, invitation and application
  • Practical Tips ​
  • Question and answers

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Law Society of Ontario
   • Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 4 hours

Law Society of British Columbia
   • Approved for 4 CPD credits

Law Society of Saskatchewan
   • Approved for 4 CPD hours

Law Society of New Brunswick
   • Approved for 4 CPD hours

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

Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council
   • Approved for 4 CPD hours
   • Video recording valid until January 21, 2021

Purchasing Options

Single Course


• Access to the course materials
• Possibility to download and watch the webinar 


Your Instructor

Stanley Leo

Barrister & Solicitor - Certified Specialist

Immigration Lawyer, Lowe and Company LLP

Born in Singapore, Stan moved to British Columbia with his family and has called the province home ever since. Stan graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science before graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Juris Doctor. Before joining Lowe & Company as an associate, he articled at a mid-size Vancouver full-service business law firm and then worked briefly at a law firm in the Tri-Cities primarily practicing residential real estate law.  Stan was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2012.

Stan has had the opportunity to assist people from all over the world with various Canadian immigration and citizenship matters including work authorizations, study permits, skilled worker immigration including federal and provincial programs, family sponsorships, criminal inadmissibility and citizenship.

In addition to Stan’s immigration practice, he has taught on immigration matters including but not limited to business work permits such as LMIA applications based on the Owner Operator advertising exemption.