Planning a trip to Canada in 2022? How you can overcome your criminal record

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2022 13:00:41 +0000

Although the coronavirus pandemic has entered its third calendar year, tourism to Canada is set to rebound in 2022. Unlike in 2020 and 2021, Canada is now open to tourists from the United States and the rest of the world as long as they are fully vaccinated. It is important to note the Canadian government […]

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Can I enter Canada with a criminal record?

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2021 14:00:39 +0000

Foreign nationals need to be aware that a criminal record can make them inadmissible to Canada. While a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer can deny you entry into Canada if you have a criminal record, you still have the possibility to enter the country if you prepare in advance. The Canadian government recognizes that […]

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DUI: How to enter Canada if you have been convicted or charged

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2021 13:00:30 +0000

You may have trouble entering Canada if you have a previous driving under the influence (DUI) offense. Canada has strict DUI laws, and it further strengthened the laws in 2018 when cannabis became legal. It doubled the maximum punishment for DUI from 5 years to 10 years in jail. As a result, a DUI is now […]

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Visiting Canada this winter? How to avoid criminal inadmissibility issues at the border

Credit to Author: Daniel Levy| Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 13:00:48 +0000

Many will look to visit the Great White North this winter now that Canada’s borders have re-opened and the Christmas holidays are around the corner. Visitors from the U.S. and other parts of the world will be keen to see their family and friends, as well as enjoy the Canadian outdoors. This winter season is […]

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Applying for Canadian permanent residence with a criminal record

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 13:00:20 +0000

Canada wants new permanent residents (PRs) — in fact, more than a million of them. Nearly 60 per cent of these new arrivals will come to Canada as skilled workers. Express Entry is the main way that Canada processes skilled worker applications. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released its most recent Immigration Levels Plan […]

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Planning a winter vacation in Canada? What to do with a past criminal record

Credit to Author: Matt Hendler| Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2021 13:00:44 +0000

As the summer comes to an end, tourists from the U.S. and other countries are beginning to plan Canadian winter vacations or excursions. Canada is one of the best places to embrace the winter season. The activities are endless at most tourist destinations across the country. It is important to note that if you plan […]

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Canada-India direct flights to resume September 27

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 01:30:38 +0000

Canada is lifting the ban on direct flights to India next week. India air travellers will once again be able to come to Canada starting at midnight on September 27, according to a media release. Travellers will still have to comply with public health measures, such as testing requirements, and possibly quarantine. Discover if You’re […]

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How to return to Canada after being ordered to leave

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 13:00:17 +0000

Canada can order non-citizens to leave the country by issuing removal orders. Some of the reasons for such orders can include criminal conduct and violation of Canadian immigration laws. If you’ve been subject to a removal order, you may need an Authorization to Return to Canada (ARC) to come back. Whether or not you require […]

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How to submit a Super Visa application for your parents and grandparents

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:00:01 +0000

The Super Visa allows parents and grandparents of Canadians to come to Canada. Initially, they can come for up to two years without having to renew their status, and can enter multiple times over a 10 year period. This visa is available all year, and is an alternative to the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) […]

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I got a DUI years ago. Can I visit Canada?

Credit to Author: Matt Hendler| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 15:00:49 +0000

People commonly ask: “Can I enter Canada if I got a DUI 10 years ago?” Perhaps your DUI was 20 years ago. Or less than 5 years ago. Whatever the case may be, you need to keep a few things in mind. Canada has strict rules in place if you are looking to enter the […]

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