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Dealing with a criminal history when you travel to Canada

Jan 30, 2023 | Canadian Immigration Law

International travel can be difficult enough without the stress over whether a mistake in your past could spark issues at borders. Unfortunately, this could happen if you are travelling to Canada and have a criminal conviction on your record. If you are in this situation, you may be criminally inadmissible. Exploring your options to make this … Continue reading “Dealing with a criminal history when you travel to Canada”

Analyzing motorcycle crash injury data

Jan 27, 2023 | Cross-border Personal Injury

From inclement weather to distracted drivers who do not notice you, it is pivotal to remain vigilant while riding your motorcycle. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs while you are on a motorcycle, the chances of sustaining a severe injury are especially high. Every year, far too many motorcyclists suffer devastating injuries due to motor vehicle … Continue reading “Analyzing motorcycle crash injury data”

Travel insurance: Why it can be crucial to have it before a trip

Jan 26, 2023 | Cross-border Personal Injury

Whether you are going across the border for a quick day of shopping or you make regular trips to work or visit family, travel insurance may not be something you think about. However, for reasons we explain below, it can be one of the most important things to carry with you. Benefits of carrying travel … Continue reading “Travel insurance: Why it can be crucial to have it before a trip”

Understanding the move from Skill Level to the TEER system

Jan 25, 2023 | Canadian Immigration Law

Skilled workers can be eligible to come to Canada through programs like Express Entry. The primary eligibility criteria for this program include a person’s occupation and skill level. Recently, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) changed the system it uses to assign candidates a category.  Previously, the National Occupation Classification (NOC) used Skill Level to … Continue reading “Understanding the move from Skill Level to the TEER system”

What to pack in your car for a cross-border road trip

Jan 19, 2023 | Cross-border Personal Injury

Any road trip can require stocking a vehicle with certain supplies, like snacks, drinks and plenty of things to keep passengers busy. However, if you are planning a road trip between Canada and the U.S., there are some additional essentials you should pack.  Insurance coverage Insurance requirements vary between countries, but most insurance policies from … Continue reading “What to pack in your car for a cross-border road trip”

What to know about a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment

Jan 17, 2023 | Canadian Immigration Law

The risk of deportation or removal can be terrifying. Under these circumstances, preparation can be crucial in protecting your status.  For instance, you should know what to expect if the removal process is underway and you learn that you are eligible for a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment (PRRA). Preparing for your PRRA If your PRRA application … Continue reading “What to know about a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment”

4 people who could be liable for damages after a holiday crash

Dec 14, 2022 | Cross-border Personal Injury

Travelling and the holidays often go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, they also often go along with car accidents when certain people are on the road. Following are five types of drivers who could be liable for damages if they cause or contribute to a crash. An impaired driver Drinking or using drugs is not uncommon during this time … Continue reading “4 people who could be liable for damages after a holiday crash”

Truckers: You can be eligible for Express Entry in Canada

Dec 12, 2022 | Canadian Immigration Law

Trucking plays an invaluable role in Canada’s economy. Unfortunately, we are currently experiencing a shortage of skilled, qualified truckers. This shortage has led to empty grocery store shelves, shipping delays and increased prices across the country. To reduce this shortage, the Canadian government is now making immigrant truck drivers eligible for Express Entry. What is changing? … Continue reading “Truckers: You can be eligible for Express Entry in Canada”