BURLINGTON, Ont. – In support of its mission towards workforce development and building better lives, The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre), located at 860 Harrington Court will host a free public event on “Canada’s New Immigration System and Settlement Sector Challenges” on Monday, January 19, 2015 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Reservations are required.
Keynote speaker Robert W. Young, B.A., LLB, C.S. will highlight the opening and re-opening of parent/grandparent sponsorships and super visas, changes to refugee processing and new rules about sponsorship of spouses, common-law partners and children. He will also update attendees on the residency rules and other requirements of the new Citizenship Act and provide an overview on how the new Express Entry system (effective January 1, 2015) will affect future applications for permanent residence of economic immigrants under the Canadian Experience Class, Provincial Nominee Program and Federal Skilled Worker category.
“In the last two years, and in many cases just the last six months, almost every aspect of Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Law has changed,” said Young.
Young — who is a partner at Eisenberg & Young LLP, Hamilton area’s largest law firm practicing exclusively immigration, citizenship and refugee law — will also discuss current and proposed work permit procedures and address some of the common problems encountered when applying for temporary visas.
To reserve a seat for the event, contact Wajeeha Choudhary at 905-333-3499 x264 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding for this event has been provided by the Government of Ontario in support of the Adult Non-Credit Language Training Program offered by The Centre.
The Centre for Skills Development & Training is a not-for-profit incorporated affiliate of the Halton District School Board with locations across Halton and in Mississauga. The Centre helps people at all stages of life get on a path to career success—from youth just starting out, to older workers who have been laid off; from newcomers to Canada who need to improve their workplace English, to people interested in the trades who need to build their technical skills; and from small business owners looking to hire staff, to large companies who need help developing and transitioning their workforce. Learn more at thecentre.on.ca.
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