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  • Webinar: Understanding Continuing Immigration Uncertainty in a Turbulent Time

    Last week, our firm’s own David Garson and Jessica Ravenhurst hosted a webinar for clients in order to clear up some of the confusion surrounding the recent changes to immigration policies that Canada has made in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. If you are looking to travel to Canada and worr … Read more »

  • Canadians Removed From EU Travel Safelist

    Worldwide travel guidelines and restrictions continue to evolve as many countries, including Canada, are facing increased numbers of COVID-19 infections. Recently, this has had a significant impact on the ability of Canadians to travel to countries within the European Union, as we will discuss in gr … Read more »

  • Canada Grants Convention Refugee Status to Hong Kong Political Activists

    Last year, major protests erupted in Hong Kong as a result of the Hong Kong Government’s intention to pass a bill that would allow for the extradition of people from Hong Kong to China. Although the extradition bill was eventually withdrawn, the protests are still ongoing, albeit at a smaller scale … Read more »

  • Canadian Government Expands Compassionate Border Exemptions

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel into Canada has been largely limited since late March. Initially, the exemptions allowing for essential personnel were very narrow, with the majority of essential personnel being students or workers. Later in the year, the Canadian Border Services Agency … Read more »

  • Delays to Expedited Border-Crossing Programs

    As it has been since March, the Canada-United States border remains closed to non-essential travel, and it is looking like it will remain closed with the same restrictions for the foreseeable future. What does this mean for applicants and existing members of the various border crossing programs? Bel … Read more »