Posts tagged Canadian permanent residents

Can you have your cake and eat it too?

Article by Sarah Adler PricewaterCoopers Canada  Originally posted on the PwC Law LLP Blog page I just received an interesting call from one of my colleagues regarding the intersection of Immigration and Tax matters in Canada.  The question posed was if you don’t file an income tax return in Canada based on the fact that […]

Work Permit Extension for In Canada Spouse and Common-Law Sponsorship

On December 11, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced a new pilot program that will grant foreign nationals in Canada applying to immigrate as a spouse or common-law partner, the opportunity to extend their open work permit for one year. The eligibility criteria are the following : The foreign national must be a spouse or […]

Proposed Bill promises to protect Canada from foreign convicts fuels controversy among lawyers

Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Jason Kenney, has been working around the clock to prevent criminals from tainting the Canadian immigration system.  Last year, the enactment of Bill C-35, An Act to Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, provided immigration officials with the tools needed to crack down on criminal immigration representatives.  This year, the […]

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