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October 2019 Newsletter

CANADA NEEDS MORE FRANCOPHONE STUDENTS: Offers Permanent Residence Pathway     Francophone students from Morocco and Senegal can now take advantage of Canada’s Student Direct Stream Program (SDS). The goal of this expansion is to encourage French speakers to immigrate … Continue reading

June 2019 Newsletter

Canada Calling: Immigrants Needed in our Rural and Northern Areas!     There is a new Pilot program in Canada to encourage immigration to specific Rural and Northern Communities.  This is not a surprise, when we see the success of … Continue reading

May 2019 Newsletter

President Trump Announces Comprehensive Immigration Reform On May 16, 2019, President Donald Trump revealed his comprehensive immigration reform proposal. The proposal introduces a stronger border security package and a shift to a ‘merit-based’ immigration system, prioritizing high-skilled workers and creating … Continue reading

April 2019 Newsletter

BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) Entrepreneur Program – Regional Pilot The British Columbia (BC) Entrepreneur Program – Regional Pilot focuses on attracting global entrepreneurs to regional communities in the province. This will help economic development in the community and … Continue reading

March 2019 Newsletter

Cannabis – How to Invest and Operate in Canada Now is the time for Cannabis investors in the United States to consider Canadian expansion, given the recent Federal legalization of marijuana in Canada in October 2018. While 47 U.S. states … Continue reading

Global Mobility Update

  Brazil creates Visitor Visa Exemptions for American, Canadian, Japanese and Australian Citizens   The Official Gazette of Brazil (Diário Oficial da União) published Decree 9.731 (Decreto No 9.731) on Monday, March 18, 2019: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s Decree has just created a new exemption … Continue reading

February 2019 Newsletter

  CKR Law’s Véronique Malka & Sherry Neal appear on Canada’s Global News Radio 640 to discuss Global Mobility Véronique Malka, Partner at CKR Law and Canada Chair of the Global Mobility Group, and Sherry Neal, Partner at CKR Law, … Continue reading

January 2019 Newsletter

Canada: Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program – Cap of 27,000 Met in less than 10 Minutes Worldwide!   We had been closely awaiting Canada’s release of the Interest to Sponsor Form which was to allow Canadians to sponsor their parents and grandparents from … Continue reading

December 2018 Newsletter

CKR Law Canada: Entrepreneur/Investor Series Canadian Province of the Month: Manitoba Manitoba is one of Canada’s three Prairie Provinces, known historically for its fur trade and its rich Metis history. July is the hottest month of the year with temperatures … Continue reading

November 2018 Newsletter

CKR travels to São Paulo, Brazil for Canadian business mobility conference On November 27, 2018, CKR Law’s Canadian Law Group traveled to São Paulo, Brazil during the City’s renowned Tech Week. CKR’s Canadian Partner, Véronique Malka, was a guest speaker … Continue reading