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  • Canadian International and Domestic Border Changes in Response to COVID-19

    On April 22, the premiers of Ontario and Quebec called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to introduce stricter regulations at both land and air border crossings in order to further reduce non-essential travel during Canada’s third wave of COVID-19. Premiers Ford and Legault requested that the federal … Read more »

  • Canada to Relax Policies Around Medical Inadmissibility

    Under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (the “Act”), foreign nationals seeking to enter Canada either temporarily or permanently may be found medically inadmissible if they have a health condition that “might reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand on health or social services.” Th … Read more »

  • IRCC to Grant Permanent Residence to 90,000 Essential Workers & Graduates

    On April 14, 2021, Marco Mendicino, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced three new temporary streams for permanent residence for essential workers and international graduates who are already in Canada and contributing to the economy. Two of the new streams apply to existi … Read more »

  • Updates for Refugees Migrating to Canada

    The pandemic has impacted all international travel, including those arriving in Canada as Refugees. Below, we will provide an update on the factors affecting those arriving Canada during the pandemic. In addition, the Minister of Immigration has announced a family reunification policy for those flee … Read more »

  • Looking Forward to Travel? You May Need a New, Second Passport

    Non-essential travel between Canada and the United States has now been restricted for over a year, as the first regulations went into place on March 21, 2020. The status quo has been the two countries agree to extend the restrictions on a month-to-month basis, and that has continued to the present d … Read more »