Temporary Foreign Worker Program Overhaul: What Workers Need to Know

On June 20, 2014, the Government of Canada announced major changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). These changes have significant repercussions for Canadian employers across the country as well as current and future foreign workers.The recent TFWP overhaul affects Canadian employers. Of course, many of these changes also have a significant impact on […]

Another Former Immigration Official Convicted of Fraud

Less than a week after the conviction of one former senior Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) official on fraud and breach of trust charges for accepting bribes, another has plead guilty to three counts of breach of trust and three counts of fraud, for taking up to $6,000 in bribes in exchange for using his position […]

Gov. Agencies Now Permitted to Share Information on Immigration Rep Misconduct

Rules in place since April 10th give Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) the legal authority to share information on professional misconduct by immigration representatives with governing bodies. CIC regularly receives complaints and tips from the public about unethical or illegal conduct by […]