ONE TIME Fee Exemption for Temporary Resident Permits Issued to Foreign Nationals who are Inadmissible on Criminality Grounds

March 13, 2012 by  
Category: General, Immigration Law, Residency

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If you are a foreign national—not a Canadian citizen—and have certain criminal records, such as driving under influence (DUI), then you may not be able to enter into Canada without applying for a Temporary Resident Permit (TRP), which costs $200.00 as a fee to apply for such entry. On January 13, 2012 the Minister of […]

Issuance of Open Work Permits For Live-In Caregivers Class

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: General, Immigration Law, Visa's, Work Permits

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As of December 15th, 2011, people who are under the live-in caregiver program who have submitted an application for permanent residence under such class AND have also submitted an application for an open work permit will be issued an open work permit for a duration of up to four (4) years as long as their […]

Self-Defence When A Person Is A Victim Of An Unprovoked Assault

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Assault, Criminal Law, General

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Bruce Engel of Engel and Associates criminal lawyers in Ottawa explains self-defence as it is described in Sections 34 of the Criminal Code when a person is the victim of an unprovoked assault. Though self-defence is defined more than once in the Criminal Code, the application of the definitions is very complicated and something that […]

Breach Of Trust In Relation To Professional Colleges and Regulators

December 20, 2011 by  
Category: Criminal Law, General

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Edward Prutschi, Criminal Lawyer with Adler Bytensky Prutschi Shikhman of Toronto, discusses breach of trust in relation to professional colleges and regulators. Another aspect to the breach of trust scenario is the resulting disciplinary action imposed by the colleges and regulatory committees that oversee various professionals, such as lawyers, accountants, investment advisors, teachers, and so […]

What Is Necessary To Change A Custody And Access Agreement

December 12, 2011 by  
Category: General

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Generally, once an order or an agreement is made regarding custody or access, there has to be a material change in circumstances such that would be in a child’s best interest to change the custody or access terms that are in place Generally, once an order or an agreement is made regarding custody or access, […]

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