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Starting a Law Firm - Secrets of Success

Starting a Law Firm - Secrets of Success

Have you ever wondered what it is like to start a law firm? Flex Legal Network started a series that features lawyers that started their own firm and what they have learned along the way.  This is a great series because learning from others is a good way to inspire action. It gives you an idea of what is possible and how others have designed their practice.  It is interesting to see the diversity of practices and motives for starting.  In my interview, I share about my journey, the people that inspired me, and other sources of inspiration. I shared my...

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How do I qualify for the OINP - Regional Pilot?

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How do I qualify for the OINP - Regional Pilot?

The Ontario Immigration Nominee Program Regional Pilot is now open in Chatham-Kent. This pilot program will help communities in Ontario retain international talent or target skilled labour that is not available locally. 

This program opens options for foreign workers, international students, and others with the right skills and experience and education. 

It will help fill local labour shortages and support economic growth by spreading awareness of the program and increase uptake in rural and small communities. 

To participate in the program, you must be a qualified applicant and have a full-time job offer from an employer located within one of the pilot communities.

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Can I apply for a study permit in Canada because my classes were postponed?

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Can I apply for a study permit in Canada because my classes were postponed?

  Every year, Canada welcomes people from around the world that are looking to take advantage of Canada's great education.  COVID-19 has caused some of those classes to be postponed and international students are wondering what effect this may have on their status in Canada.  This situation can be particularly problematic for students that came to study on a short-term basis (6 months or less). A further complication can be created with the lack of international or very expensive flights that are currently available.  How long can I stay in Canada as a visitor? Most visitors can stay for up to...

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My Immigrant Story - Honduras to Canada

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My Immigrant Story - Honduras to Canada

Today, June 2, 2020, is my 18th anniversary of becoming a Canadian immigrant.  My family celebrates this day every year... Part of our tradition is to remember some of the fondest memories of the day that we became "landed immigrants" in Canada, our first few weeks and months in our new home...and reflecting how our life is so different, because we had the privilege of immigrating to Canada. As you can probably guess, there are too many details to really capture everything in one post. Today, my focus will be on reflecting how my family became adopted by a dutch-Canadian...

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¿Qué debo hacer cuando no puedo obtener ciertos documentos requeridos para la solicitud de la residencia permanente a Canadá debido a COVID-19 ?

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¿Qué debo hacer cuando no puedo obtener ciertos documentos requeridos para la solicitud de la residencia permanente a Canadá debido a COVID-19 ?

¿Qué debo hacer cuando no puedo obtener ciertos documentos requeridos para la solicitud de la residencia permanente a Canadá debido a COVID-19 ?

Ninguna aplicación en curso se cerrará o rechazará debido a la falta de documentos debido a COVID-19. Le darán automáticamente 90 días para completar estos pasos. Una vez que pueda, complete los pasos lo antes posible para evitar demoras.

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