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Legal articles written by YLG lawyers discussing aspects related to Canada Immigration, Industries, Businesses and Real Estate:

Identifying Creative Pathways to Permanent Residency

August 25, 2021 It is a common misconception that in order to immigrate to Canada on a business or entrepreneurial-related visa, one must either be of high net worth with a substantial capital, operate a large organisation or obtain an angel investor support letter for a start-up visa. While this is generally true in the … Continue reading Identifying Creative Pathways to Permanent Residency

Immigration lawyer Afshin Yazdani has personally executed the formula he tries to copy for clients

Immigration lawyer Afshin Yazdani has personally executed the formula he tries to copy for clients A lawyer in his native Iran, Yazdani has recreated what he had, in a new home Afshin Yazdani, Yazdani Law Group BY Aidan Macnab 19 May 2021   As an immigration lawyer helping young entrepreneurs come to Canada, Afshin Yazdani … Continue reading Immigration lawyer Afshin Yazdani has personally executed the formula he tries to copy for clients

Immigration Lawyers Should Prepare for a Busy 2021

June 14, 2021 As people look forward to 2021 after this unsettling pandemic year, Canadians will notice the extra steps we’re taking as a country to build for the future through immigration. It’s almost unprecedented. For lawyers who practise immigration law, that means: get ready. We’re going to be busy, and our specialist skills are … Continue reading Immigration Lawyers Should Prepare for a Busy 2021

Business Immigrants: Different Programs Work for Different People

January 20, 2021 Canada is welcoming 401,000 new permanent residents this year, and many of those who immigrate will be entrepreneurs, innovators or owners of established businesses. While the doors may be open, there are several different routes to a successful permanent residency (PR) application — some are more complicated and take longer, and some … Continue reading Business Immigrants: Different Programs Work for Different People

Immigration: Labour Market Impact, Express Entry, Permanent Residency

January 28, 2021 Do you have clients who are skilled workers seeking to immigrate to Canada, but score lower than the points they need to be eligible for Canada’s Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) program? Perhaps you represent people who are ready to be a prospective applicant in Canada’s Express Entry pool, but don’t have enough … Continue reading Immigration: Labour Market Impact, Express Entry, Permanent Residency

Newcomers Need Smart Planning to Manage Non-Resident Real Estate Taxes

June 14, 2021 Southern Ontario has one of the hottest and most reliable real estate markets in the world, but non-residents who seek to invest has to face a special tax which can be a barrier. It takes smart planning for prospective investors to manage this barrier.  The Non-Resident Speculation Tax, which the Ontario governmentimposed … Continue reading Newcomers Need Smart Planning to Manage Non-Resident Real Estate Taxes

Unjustified Rules for Arranged Employment of International Program Workers

June 7, 2021 The Canadian Experience Class (CEC) Express Entry category has been the talk of the town in the world of immigration since the start of 2021. In a historic and game-changing move, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 27,332 candidates — i.e., every single person who was in the Express Entry pool … Continue reading Unjustified Rules for Arranged Employment of International Program Workers

An Alternate Look at the New Rules Concerning Owner-Operator Work Permit

April 19, 2021 In February this year, the IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada), announced its move to abolish the special Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) for the Owner-Operator category, which allows foreign businessmen/women to gain entry to the country through a work permit by either establishing or purchasing a current business in Canada.  Essentially … Continue reading An Alternate Look at the New Rules Concerning Owner-Operator Work Permit

REAL ESTATE TAX EXEMPTIONS OR REBATES FOR NON-RESIDENTS

In April 2017, the Government of Ontario introduced the Non-Resident Speculation Tax, to foreign and non-resident property buyers as a measure to control the real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  The 15% tax, more commonly referred to as the “NRST” applies to all residential real estate purchase or acquisition of an interest … Continue reading REAL ESTATE TAX EXEMPTIONS OR REBATES FOR NON-RESIDENTS

Who can receive an ITA to apply for Canadian PR under Express Entry?

You may be eligible to receive an ITA to apply for Canadian PR under Express Entry. Please read the below information to find out more details on how to get permanent residence in Canada. All Candidates under FSW, FST, CEC, and PNP must register themselves in the Express Entry pool and wait for an Invitation-to-Apply … Continue reading Who can receive an ITA to apply for Canadian PR under Express Entry?