LMIA stands for a Labour Market Impact Assessment and it is a document that is issued by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) confirming that a Canadian citizen or permanent resident cannot be located to successfully carryout an identified employment position in Canada. This document can then be presented by the foreign national identified in […]Read More What is a LMIA and How Do I Get One?
The Introduction of the USMCA So, the deed is done. On September 30, 2018 the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed to the terms of a “new” free trade agreement. It is now referred to as the USMCA. The immigration aspects of the agreement were never really in dispute and although the immigration community was […]Read More Nervous About NAFTA Part 2
In the below article, CEO Law’s Shan Alavi discusses the high cost of data breaches and the heavy legal burden imposed on organizations that necessitates the use of a comprehensive legal strategy, which includes: using traditional legal risk allocation strategies like proper contract drafting, and cyber risk insurance to allocate legal risk between various parties […]Read More Allocating Risk and Preparing for a Data Breach
Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is currently exploring the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to assist in processing the high volume of immigration applications received every year. Anyone following immigration news over the past two years is aware of the increase of refugee claimants in Canada largely due to the shift in US immigration […]Read More The Use of AI in the Canadian Immigration System
I was at a networking event last night and I was speaking to a colleague who was planning a business trip to the US next week and she was speaking about her concerns crossing the border. As a side note I mentioned that she should think about the technology she was bringing with her as […]Read More Travelling with Technology