January 18th, 2017 / Ian / 0 comments

One of the key differences between younger people and older people is their time horizons. When I was young I had a vague plan what I wanted to be doing in 5 years but I had a clear plan for only 1 or 2 years at the most. This article is to get international students […]

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January 13th, 2017 / Ian / 0 comments

Over the years, I have helped many people to get their permanent resident visa through the investor visa program. This is a program that effectively allows you to buy your visa to come to Canada because you are not required to work in Canada or to run a business in Canada in order to get […]

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November 25th, 2016 / Ian / 0 comments

As a Canadian employer, you may be having a difficult time finding qualified Canadian workers to fill your positions. There are literally millions of people abroad who would like to work in Canada and we can very likely help you to find a highly qualified worker for your positions. Recently the government of Canada has […]

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November 23rd, 2016 / Ian / 0 comments Confirmation of Permanent Residence | Permanent Residnecy Canada

Once approved to enter Canada as a permanent resident, an individual may get a Card that confirms their permanent residence status. This is a Permanent Residence (PR) Card. Most permanent residents of Canada must carry and show their valid permanent resident card when boarding a flight to Canada or when driving to a border entry […]

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November 11th, 2016 / Ian / 0 comments Immigration Canada Patch | Goldman Associates

Here are the Expected Changes to the Express Entry System By Dec 2016 At this time of the year, I usually start my projections for next year based on the government’s announced immigration plan. But this year there is a bit more speculation than normal since there have been many hints from the Immigration Minister […]

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November 10th, 2016 / Ian / 0 comments Canada Immigration Sign | Goldman Associates

Most work permits allow the worker to work for a specific employer in Canada for 2 years. If the position or the employer changes during that time, then usually a new work permit is required before the worker can take the new position. I will discuss open work permits that do not have these restrictions […]

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August 18th, 2015 / Ian / 0 comments

By Ian Goldman, Canadian Immigration Lawyer with 21 years of experience. You may qualify for a way to get permanent residence in Canada that you don’t know about. Think about Canada as a big house with many doors. Most people know about the big front door: the express entry system to get permanent residence through […]

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August 21st, 2014 / Ian / 0 comments

I am going to explain the general process to get a job and a work permit in Canada. This is the general process. Most exceptions involve international agreements between Canada and other countries, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or the General Agreement on Trade and Services (GATS). Also note that you […]

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June 19th, 2014 / Ian / 0 comments

Please see our current jobs in demand list HERE. We have recently been contacted by several Canadian employers who are having difficulty filling the following positions: Cabinetmakers, Steel Stud Drywallers, Flat Roofer and Shinglers, Glaziers, Pipefitters, Scaffolders, Plumbers and Powerline Technicians.

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May 26th, 2014 / Ian / 0 comments

Certification: Must be licensed, or eligible to write the Red Seal exam in Canada, if from the US. Wage: Current $45.42 effective February 1, 2013 increase to $46.67 per the union agreement Full Benefit Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance etc. Location: Vancouver

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