Immigration: Canada expands non-Canadians’ rights to information and privacy requests

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 09:00:02 +0000

Earlier this month, Canada announced a major change to its rules for access to information and privacy (ATIP) in the Canada Gazette. The change is simple, but the impacts are profound. The Canadian government is going to allow anyone to make an ATIP request under the Privacy Act. This new policy will bring Canada into […]

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Canada to relax medical inadmissibility rules

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 09:00:57 +0000

Canada is making a 2018 pilot into a permanent policy, relaxing the restrictions on certain foreign nationals with disabilities from getting permanent residence. The federal government announced its plan to permanently change medical inadmissibility rules in the Canada Gazette on March 16. Under the old rules, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) could deny entry […]

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Canadians return Liberals to power with minority government

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 02:57:06 +0000

Canadian voters elected a minority Liberal government Monday night, bringing an end to a 40-day election campaign that heard many promises on immigration but never saw it emerge as a top issue. The Liberal minority led by Justin Trudeau will face an opposition led by the Conservative Party of Canada. Polls had both parties effectively […]

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