Entries by Tom Hadley

Relief for Construction Workers in the GTA

During summer months in Canada it is hard not to notice construction everywhere. The construction industry has had and will continue to have significant challenges in finding reliable labour. Often employers resort to hiring workers without authorization to work in Canada. Further compounding the issue for employers is the fact that there is an aging […]

CILF is Hiring Again!

Corporate Immigration Law Firm, a busy, boutique immigration law practice is seeking a Receptionist with 1 to 3 years of experience. This is a full-time position. Administrative duties will include but are not limited to: Maintaining the reception desk and reception area Greeting clients and taking coats, offering beverages Answering main phone line, transferring calls, […]

Canadian Entry/Exit Program – What You Need to Know

The Entry/Exit Program is a significant development that has been many years in the making. Part of the Beyond the Border Action Plan, it is a joint Canada-U.S. initiative that establishes a coordinated entry/exit information system to facilitate the exchange of traveller biographic information (such as name and date of birth). Collected upon entry at […]

CILF is Hiring

Immigration Law Clerk / Legal Assistant – position available Corporate Immigration Law Firm is seeking an immigration law clerk / legal assistant for its Toronto office. Our boutique law firm provides a highly collegial and positive working environment with opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and work on a variety of different types of cases. Qualifications: […]

Jacqueline Bonisteel Featured on The Every Lawyer Podcast

  Jacqueline Bonisteel Featured on The Every Lawyer Podcast CILF Associate Jacqueline Bonisteel was recently a featured guest on The Every Lawyer podcast. As part of a working group on asylum cases, Jacqueline developed a tool kit to educate the public about the asylum process and other options for coming to Canada. You can listen and subscribe to the […]

Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders

  Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Congratulations to Barbara Jo Caruso and Joel S. Guberman of Corporate Immigration Law Firm – Caruso Guberman Appleby who have been selected by Who’s Who Legal as THOUGHT LEADERS CORPORATE IMMIGRATION 2019. This honour is very exciting  as the publication brings together “…for the first time the insight, expertise and wisdom […]

The Federal Budget – What are the immigration implications?

  The Federal Budget – What are the immigration implications? This week the Federal government tabled its final budget before the 2019 election. There are some significant immigration implications as a result of new and additional funding measures. Here’s what you need to know: Global Talent Stream Now Permanent The Global Skills Strategy (GSS) helps […]

New Pathways to Permanent Residence for Caregivers Announced

  New Pathways to Permanent Residence for Caregivers Announced IRCC has announced positive changes to its immigration programs for caregivers. Two new pilot programs will be announced shortly. One of the main changes is that a caregiver’s eligibility for permanent residence will be assessed before the work permit is issued. After two years in Canada […]

Good News for International Students and their Employers: Changes to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program

  Good News for International Students and their Employers: Changes to the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program IRCC has announced changes to the highly-popular Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) Program. It is an important program for employers who rely on hiring recent graduates from Canadian colleges and universities. Effective February 14, 2019, students now have 180 days […]

Attention Oscar Nominees, Past Winners & All Others in the Arts and Entertainment Fields!

  Attention Oscar Nominees, Past Winners & All Others in the Arts and Entertainment Fields! Canada is known as a popular destination for filmmakers and performing artists. Canada’s immigration law permits many entertainers and those working in the entertainment industry to work in Canada without a work permit or obtain a work permit relatively easily […]