Veronica K. Choy

Associée | Calgary

403.298.2430

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COVID-19 Canadian travel and immigration update (April 22, 2020)

Mandatory Quarantine for ALL Travellers Entering Canada Effective April 15, 2020 at 12:01 EDT, all travellers arriving in Canada—whether they are symptomatic or asymptomatic— are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine, with the exception of essential workers as defined by...

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Temporary foreign workers and COVID-19

With the global spread of COVID-19, governments all over the world have been implementing extraordinary measures in an effort to contain the virus and its effects on the population. As part of these measures, the Government of Canada announced air...

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COVID-19: Immigration update as of March 25, 2020

For entry into Canada Mandatory quarantines for International Travellers Effective March 25, 2020 at 12:01 EDT, all travellers returning to Canada, with the exception of essential workers, are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine pursuant to the Quarantine Act. Canada...

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COVID-19: US and Canada travel and immigration update (March 20, 2020)

Travel to Canada Only essential travel permitted into Canada On March 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT, there will be a temporary restriction on all non-essential travel at the Canada-US border. “Non-essential” travel includes travel that is considered tourism or...

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Veronica Choy and Stephen Torscher comment on laws surrounding cannabis and travel

Canadian HR Reporter, "Travellers hazy on cannabis rules"

With cannabis legalization a year-long reality and edibles now available, many Canadians are still hazy on travel rules around the drug, according to a new survey. Many travellers are unclear on what and how much can be taken onboard a...

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Travel and Admissibility to the United States after the Enactment of Canada’s new Cannabis Legislation

Non-Americans who are “inadmissible” are not permitted by law to enter or remain in the United States—whether it be as visitors, students or workers. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) sets forth “General Classes of Aliens Ineligible to Receive Visas...

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Facilitating Labour Mobility for Foreign Talent in IT and Tech in Canada

Miller Thomson Immigration seminar

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Federal Government Plans to Help Canadian Employers Access Global Talent

Canada’s federal government has announced that it will launch the Global Skills Strategy (Strategy) on June 12, 2017. This program is designed to help Canadian companies source global talent on an expedited basis. It engages both Employment and Social Development...

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Global Skills Strategy

Canada’s federal government has announced that it will launch the Global Skills Strategy (GSS) on June 12, 2017.  This program is designed to help Canadian companies to source global talent on an expedited basis.  It engages both Employment and Social...

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Express Entry – The New Reality for Economic Immigration to Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is expected to launch a new economic immigration system known as Express Entry (EE) on January 1, 2015.  Billed as a new system of managing applications under the existing economic permanent residency programs (namely Federal...

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Employment And Social Development Announces Moratorium

Employment and Social Development (ESD) Minister, Jason Kenney, announced moratorium on processing of labour market opinions and work permits for food service, retail and other service industries.

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Paragraphe 91 (anciennement le projet de loi C-35) de la Loi modifiant la Loi sur l’immigration et la protection des réfugiés: clarification du ministère de la Citoyenneté et de l’Immigration au sujet du personnel des ressources humaines

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AVIS : le gouvernement émettra un avis, dans les 10 jours ouvrables, à condition que l’employeur s’engage à respecter les critères d’évaluation d’un avis relatif au marché du travail accéléré (AMT-A).

On April 25th, 2012, Service Canada announced a new Accelerated Labour Market Opinion Initiative (A-LMO), which acknowledges previously successful employers, who have obtained at least one positive Labour Market Opinion in the previous two years and who remain compliant with...

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Votre société a décidé d’engager des travailleurs étrangers… Que faire après ?

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