ESDC (Service Canada) – New Recruitment Requirement For High-Wage LMIAs

August 15, 2017

New recruitment requirements for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) are effective as of August 28, 2017. As of August 28, 2017, all employers applying for high-wage Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) will be required to use Service Canada’s new Job Match service to meet the LMIA minimum recruitment requirements. Recruitment is the process of […]

New recruitment requirements for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) are effective as of August 28, 2017

August 15, 2017

As of August 28, 2017, all employers applying for high-wage Labour Market Impact Assessments (LMIAs) will be required to use Service Canada’s new Job Match service to meet the LMIA minimum recruitment requirements. Recruitment is the process of finding and selecting qualified employees. As part of the TFW Program requirements, the employers must conduct recruitment […]

IRCC News: Important Amendments to the Citizenship Act – Bill C-6 Receives Royal Assent

July 5, 2017

The below charts explain some of the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates when these changes are expected to come into force:   The most important changes that take effect immediately upon Royal Assent on June 19, 2017   Previous Citizenship Act Citizenship Act with Bill C-6 Amendments Applicants were required […]

The Global Skills Strategy Initiative – Occupations List – Part 2

June 20, 2017

On June 12, 2017 as part of the Global Skills Strategy Initiative, the Global Talent Stream (GTS) which is the new created fast-track stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), has launched a two-week standard for the processing of work permit (WP) applications for highly skilled occupations.   According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

IRCC New Release: The Global Skills Strategy Initiative

June 13, 2017

On June 12, 2017 Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced the introduction of a fast application processing and enhanced customer service now available for companies through the Government of Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy initiative which will give employers a faster and more predictable process for attracting top talent and new skills to Canada by […]

Conference: (UN)Settling British Columbia

April 21, 2017

Mr. Larry Wu will participate in this meaningful event in Nanaimo, BC this May. He will be speaking about the creation of a world class marine protection plan.

New Member: Cristina Rozmarin (RCIC)

April 10, 2017

Please welcome our newest member of staff: Cristina Rozmarin! We are looking forward to enhance and broaden our immigration field with Cristina.

New Member: Rhianna Oygen

March 13, 2017

Please welcome: Rhianna Oygen. Rhianna joined Shim Law on February 13, 2017 to practice Family, Real Estate and Wills & Estate Law.  

New Member: Robyn Tolton

March 13, 2017

Please welcome our new member: Robyn Tolton. She joined Shim Law on January 6, 2017 as our new receptionist.