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Working Your Way Into Canada & Immigration Issues 2017 - COMBO

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1. Working Your Way Into Canada 2017
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Friday, October 13, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar

Who should attend: Lawyers specializing in business immigration law or those who wish to develop a practice in this area. The course may also be of interest to corporate/commercial lawyers, employment lawyers, in-house counsel, and human resource professionals.

Learning level: All levels

This course will provide you with practical strategies for preparing foreign worker applications in the era of the Global Skills Strategy and compliance. Expert panels will examine recent changes as they relate to proactively advising employers on how to recruit foreign workers easier and faster, and how to better support short-term business travelers. They will cover work permit exemptions, the ever challenging Labour Market Impact Assessments including recruitment-exempt variations, and the increasingly important topic of employer compliance. In addition, we will examine ethical and practice management issues arising in relation to such topics.

After taking this course you will:

  • be able to advise your clients on how to prepare applications for foreign workers
  • have up to date information on the Global Skills Strategy and the Global Talent Stream
  • understand the topics of Labour Market Impact Assessments and employer compliance
  • be able to identify ethical and practice management issues in this area of immigration law

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6.5 hours (including a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.)

Course Chairs 
Kyle C. Hyndman — McCrea Immigration Law, Vancouver
Craig Natsuhara — EY Law, Vancouver
Ryan N. Rosenberg — Larlee Rosenberg, Vancouver

 

2. Immigration Issues in Depth 2017 

Friday, December 1, 2017
9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Pan Pacific Hotel, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
or attend via webinar 

Who should attend: Lawyers practicing in the area of immigration law. This course may also be of interest to criminal lawyers and lawyers practicing administrative law.

Learning level: Intermediate/Advanced

Join us for in-depth discussions of the most significant developments in the area of immigration law over the past year and look ahead to some of the critical issues that are emerging. Practical and relevant, you will gain new ideas and strategies so that you can represent your clients more effectively!

After taking this course you will:

  • understand the changes to immigration law over the past year
  • be able to apply the latest policies and procedures to your practice
  • be aware of different perspectives as they relate to immigration law
  • gain practice tips and tools on non-legal approaches to dealing with your clients' issues

Course Chairs
Laura A. Best — Embarkation Law Corporation, Vancouver
R. Keith Reimer — Department of Justice Canada, Vancouver

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 12.75 hours (a minimum of 2 hours will involve professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

 

Pricing 
Both Courses Combined
EARLY BIRD 
Register by September 13, 2017
Regular Price
After September 13, 2017
Webinar  $910 $1010
Webinar Student $455 $515
In Person* $1050 $1165
In Person Student* $585 $650
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Registration includes an electronic copy of the reference materials.
*Lunch is included.

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CLEBC Program Lawyer
Nadia Myerthall
nmyerthall@cle.bc.ca



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Start Date & Time 2017-10-13 9:00 AM
End Date & Time 2017-12-01 4:00 PM
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