Immigration

  • Caring for your relationship as you settle in a new country
    Moving to a new country may be one of the biggest decisions you will make as a family. The excitement of finally landing in a new land can quickly wear off as days go by. It can be overwhelming and stressful for couples as they navigate and adjust to the ...
  • Not sure why your application was refused? You can submit a request for further details
    On May 25, 2021, the Information Commissioner of Canada provided a Special Report to Parliament about how visa applicants are generally unable to obtain information they are seeking about immigration files, including the reasons for refusals. The Information Commissioner’s report affirms about how the refusal letters that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship ...
  • Virtual events and activities for Toronto Newcomer Day 2021
    Every year, Toronto celebrates the city’s diverse communities at the annual Toronto Newcomer Day event. This year, activities and events to welcome newcomers will be held on May 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This important community-building annual event, held every year in May, welcomes newcomers to Toronto, provides them ...
  • What makes an immigration application strong?
    Key advice and tips As the immigration implications of COVID-19 continue through the summer and into autumn, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website changes daily. These frequent changes have generally left most people confused. However, what has remained remarkably steady are the principles behind what makes an application strong, ...
  • Temporary pause to the sponsorship program for parents and grandparents for 2020
    The federal government has announced a temporary pause to the popular Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program for 2020. The program will not be accepting new applications at this point. The Program usually opens for application once a year, which is often in January. According to the Ministerial Instructions on Parents and ...